Definition of Sneakers

1. Noun. (US Atlantic Canada) leisure shoes, often worn for sports; trainers ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sneakers

1. sneaker [n] - See also: sneaker

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sneakers

sneak out
sneak peek
sneak preview
sneak thief
sneak up
sneak up on
sneakbox
sneakboxes
sneaked
sneaker
sneakered
sneakerhead
sneakerheads
sneakerlike
sneakernet
sneakers (current term)
sneakeup
sneakeups
sneakier
sneakiest
sneakily
sneakin'
sneakiness
sneakinesses
sneaking
sneaking(a)
sneaking suspicion
sneakingly
sneakingness
sneakish

Literary usage of Sneakers

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

1. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1915)
"FC IN MAN : Heavy sole, and a shoe to support instep more than a sneaker does. WF JOHNSON : Fairly heavy. NW NILES: I prefer high "sneakers". ..."

2. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"CR GARDNER: sneakers, as they are lighter and more flexible. AS DABNEY: Heavy shoes. ... Opinions Evenly Divided on This "sneakers" for Match Play Only ..."

3. ARCO 12by Ed van Hinte by Ed van Hinte (2005)
"... in furniture design from meubilair en verlichting, experimenteert met materialen en iseen the Royal College of Art in 2002. He designs sneakers, toys, ..."

4. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe (1888)
"All the while, Andy Heller would be scanning his dirty raincoat, his old gray suit, which was too short in the pants, his Nike sneakers, his A&P shopping ..."

5. Seraphim Trilogy Book One; What the Herald Angel Sang by Teralee E. M. Bird (2004)
"Being off her feet or in sneakers a good part of the day had done Lorraine a world of good, and with another full night of sleep she would be even better ..."

6. Poetry Patternsby Jo Ellen Moore by Jo Ellen Moore (1999)
"These are my sneakers They're both exactly the same They are old And very lame. These are my sneakers All tattered and torn When I look at them I'm forlorn. ..."

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