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The string or lace used to secure the shoe to the foot; a shoelace.
A tight budget; very little money.
A long narrow cut of a food; a julienne.
From shoe + string
You've also got to laud the filmmakers ' considerable ambitions of attempting to flesh out a complex sci-fi opus on such a shoestring.
And we did it on a financial shoestring, with no secure budget.
The film was made on a shoestring budget by a hitherto unknown director.
Do n't wear a coat, even if there is snow on the ground, and ladies, shoestring straps are de rigeur.
As for the shoestring potatoes, they were described as a taste sensation - " I love ' em " - to be precise !
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