A rubber sandal loosely fastened to the foot by a thong.
ETYM French sandale, Latin sandalium.
A shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot.
Light shoe, consisting of a sole held onto the foot by straps of leather or fabric. The sandal is known to date back to about 2000 BC in Egypt; it was worn by the Greeks and Romans, and throughout history has been popular footwear in hot climates, worn by both men and women.