plimsoll

noun plim·soll \ ˈplim(p)-səl , ˈplim-ˌsȯl \

Definition of plimsoll

British
: sneaker 2

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Origin and Etymology of plimsoll

probably from the supposed resemblance of the upper edge of the shoe's mudguard to the Plimsoll mark on a ship


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Definition of plimsoll for English Language Learners

  • : a light sports shoe that is made of strong cloth and has a rubber bottom


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