expression used in Colombia and Mexico to point to homosexual women in relation to the size of the shoe. Zapatón would be a big shoe, and Zapatona would be a woman who likes to wear big shoes associated with men, that is, with this expression is wanted to highlight the “maleness” of the woman, and therefore, that she might be a lesbian. This same idea is found in Brazil with Sapatão and possibly in English language with Tootsie.
Synonyms Bigotona (Argentina. From moustache.), Sombreruda (Argentina. From hat), Pelua (Argentina, from furry).