tennis shoe


Definition of tennis shoe

: a lightweight usually low-cut sneaker

Examples of tennis shoe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For Federer, developing tennis shoe technology was a great way to spend his pandemic lockdown. David Dawkins, Forbes, 17 Sep. 2021 Since the pilot distribution last year, the organization has also changed the style of shoe distributed, from a slip-on to a lace-up tennis shoe that children could run around in. Jade Yan,, 9 July 2021 The heel of your tennis shoe (classy, eh?) or a wine stem. Marc Bona, cleveland, 27 June 2021 At 10 days old, the calf is barely bigger than a size-7 tennis shoe and weighs less than a pound — a passerby could easily miss the newborn curled up behind the leaves and hay. Dallas News, 16 June 2021 Blue jeans, formal suits, the little black dress and even the humble tennis shoe have been around for decades and will continue to be popular for many more. Peter Brodie, Forbes, 16 June 2021 Police say the tennis shoe of a third child was also struck by a bullet, but that child was physically unharmed. Briana Rice, The Enquirer, 15 June 2021 The modern day tennis shoe marries fashion and function effortlessly. Sara Holzman, Marie Claire, 18 May 2021 The eye-catching new collection consists of two new takes on Reebok’s iconic Club C sneaker, a recognizable stitched white-tennis shoe the brand first launched in 1984. Emily Ruane,, 13 Nov. 2020

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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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30 Sep 2021

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“Tennis shoe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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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 : sneaker


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