tennis shoe


Definition of tennis shoe

: a lightweight usually low-cut sneaker

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After several people injured their ankles when the mat flew out from under them on the drops and their tennis shoes caught on the slide, Pittroff shortened the drops to 3.6 feet. Deanna Weniger, Twin Cities, "The Giant Slide turns 50. Here are 50 fun facts about the Minnesota State Fair tradition.," 18 Aug. 2019 His black tennis shoes are soaking wet and the bottom of his feet have pruned and turned bright white. Finding Joe Murphy,, "Joe Murphy, Red Wings' No. 1 pick, is homeless again — and refusing help," 8 Aug. 2019 In one of the videos, the man was wearing a green T-shirt, gray shorts, black high socks and white tennis shoes. Houston Chronicle, "New surveillance released of people sought after Memorial City Mall panic," 14 Aug. 2019 Officials said that, at the time of the shooting, the gunman wore a blue jacket, white shirt, plaid shorts, and white tennis shoes. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Authorities release images of suspected gunman in deadly City Heights shooting," 7 Aug. 2019 According to police, she was last seen wearing a red T-shirt, blue jean shorts and black tennis shoes. Michael Hebert, ajc, "Atlanta police search for missing autistic woman," 15 July 2019 She was last seen wearing a red, white and blue shirt, blue jeans and gray tennis shoes. Paul Cobler, Dallas News, "78-year-old woman found safe after going missing in Highland Village in Denton County," 30 July 2019 Theft from auto: Kemper Road At 6:20 a.m. July 7, a woman reported that a purse and tennis shoes had been stolen from her car while it was parked at her residence., "Drunk man’s car strikes four parked autos, leaves scene: Shaker Heights Police Blotter," 13 July 2019 Lace up your tennis shoes and get ready to take a walk and discuss the issues that matter most to you. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, "Cupertino community briefs for the week of July 12," 6 July 2019

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First Known Use of tennis shoe

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tennis shoe was in 1886

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English Language Learners Definition of tennis shoe

: a low shoe that is worn while playing sports (such as tennis) or exercising

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