Shoestring meaning

sho͝o'strĭng'
A small sum of money; capital that is barely adequate.

A company that started on a shoestring.

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Long and slender.

Shoestring potatoes.

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Marked by or consisting of a small amount of money.

A shoestring budget.

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A small or barely adequate amount of capital.

A business started on a shoestring.

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Like a shoestring; long and narrow.
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Of, operating on, or characterized by a small amount of money.

A shoestring budget.

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At, near, or around the ankles.

A shoestring catch, a shoestring tackle.

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The string or lace used to secure the shoe to the foot; a shoelace.

Your shoestring is untied.

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He did all that on a shoestring budget.

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A long narrow cut of a food; a julienne.

Shoestring French fries.

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Origin of shoestring