What are Penny Loafers?

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Penny loafers are a flat moccasin type loafer shoe that have a cut out in them. In the 1950s, it was a fad to put a penny in the cut out part of the shoe. That is how the name penny loafer was coined.
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penny loafer
NOUN
1.
a loafer with a slot on the vamp that can hold a coin, usually a penny.
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One of the reasons people used to put pennies in their penny loafers was because pennies were more valuable then than they are now. If you had the pennies you would not be broke.
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