elevator

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Synonyms for elevator

Synonyms for elevator

lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building

the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

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Short and round, he wore elevator shoes, oversize sunglasses and a bouffant hairdo - a Hollywood stereotype of the wacky post-cold war dictator.
A full set of shoe lifts can cost 250 pounds, while a single pair of off-the-shelf elevator shoes will set you back between 50 pounds and 100 pounds, with bespoke pairs costing up to 1,700 pounds.
On that 1971 afternoon, however, Sharman was trying to sell Chamberlain the one thing he needed less than elevator shoes - the morning shootaround.
THIN AND FRECKLED WITH sandy hair, and so short that she wore elevator shoes, Lady Jane Grey was Henry VIII's great-niece.
If only he'd used stairs instead of elevator shoes, and avoided Russian