Definition of Sneaker

1. Noun. A canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole.

Exact synonyms: Gym Shoe, Tennis Shoe
Specialized synonyms: Plimsoll
Generic synonyms: Shoe



2. Noun. Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police.
Exact synonyms: Canary, Fink, Sneak, Snitch, Snitcher, Stool Pigeon, Stoolie, Stoolpigeon
Generic synonyms: Betrayer, Blabber, Informer, Rat, Squealer
Derivative terms: Fink, Snitch, Snitch

Definition of Sneaker

1. n. One who sneaks.

2. n. Shoes with rubber or other soft soles which give no warning of one's approaching, esp. such shoes as are worn in games, as tennis.

Definition of Sneaker

1. Noun. An athletic shoe with a soft, rubber sole. ¹

2. Noun. One who sneaks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sneaker

1. one that sneaks [n -S] - See also: sneaks

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sneaker

sneads
sneak
sneak(a)
sneak away
sneak in
sneak off
sneak out
sneak peek
sneak preview
sneak thief
sneak up
sneak up on
sneakbox
sneakboxes
sneaked
sneaker (current term)
sneakered
sneakerhead
sneakerheads
sneakerlike
sneakernet
sneakers
sneakeup
sneakeups
sneakier
sneakiest
sneakily
sneakin'
sneakiness
sneakinesses

Literary usage of Sneaker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"Adieu* THE CHARACTER OF A sneaker. London, printed in the Year 1705. ... A sneaker is something so very like nothing, that it requires a metaphysical brain ..."

2. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"THE MESSAGE IS THE sneaker The biggest indirect bet is made by marketing and advertising. On the never-ending table of Olympic records, the most spectacular ..."

3. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1916)
"sneaker. A rubber-soled canvas shoe for out-door wear. Sock Lining. The lining which covers the McKay insole. Soft Tips. Having no box toe under the tip. ..."

4. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1916)
"sneaker. A rubber-soled canvas shoe for out-door wear. Sock Lining. The lining which covers the McKay insole. Soft Tips. Having no box toe under the tip. ..."

5. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1916)
"sneaker. A rubber-soled canvas shoe for out-door wear. Sock Lining. The lining which covers the McKay insole. Soft Tips. Having no box toe under the tip. ..."

6. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1922)
"sneaker. A rubber-soled canvas shoe for out-door wear. Sock Lining. The lining which covers the McKay insole. Soft Tips. Having no box toe under the tip. ..."

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