plural noun

ten·​nies ˈte-nēz How to pronounce tennies (audio)

Examples of tennies in a Sentence

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Word History


by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

circa 1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tennies was circa 1951

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“Tennies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tennies. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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