sneaker

noun sneak·er \ ˈsnē-kər \
Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of sneaker

1 : one that sneaks
2 : a sports shoe with a pliable rubber sole

sneakered

play \ˈsnē-kərd\ adjective

Examples of sneaker in a Sentence

  1. she's such a sneaker I wouldn't trust her any farther than I could throw her

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First Known Use of sneaker

1598

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SNEAKER Defined for English Language Learners

sneaker

Definition of sneaker for English Language Learners

  • : a shoe with a rubber sole that is designed for people to wear while running, playing sports, etc.


SNEAKER Defined for Kids

sneaker

noun sneak·er \ ˈsnē-kər \

Definition of sneaker for Students

: a sports shoe with a rubber sole


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