high-top

adjective \ ˈhī-ˌtäp \

Definition of high-top

: extending up over the ankle
  • high-top sneakers

high-tops

play \ˈhī-ˌtäps\ plural noun

First Known Use of high-top

1810

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Definition of high-top for English Language Learners

  • of a shoe or sneaker : extending up over the ankle


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