tennis shoe


Definition of tennis shoe 

: a lightweight usually low-cut sneaker

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He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, dark jeans, black tennis shoes with white trim and a black baseball hat with yellow lettering. Scott Peterson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Eagle gunman now has stolen car and is heading toward La Crosse or Minnesota, police say," 7 June 2018 Totels was wearing a black Phoenix Suns jersey, black basketball shorts with a red stripe and red and white tennis shoes, Tyler said. Nathan J. Fish, azcentral, "Police search for missing 18-year-old with autism," 2 July 2018 Bushelon was last seen wearing black pants, navy blue top, gray tennis shoes and a black peacoat. Justin Madden,, "Cleveland police locates missing girl," 12 Mar. 2018 Police said the man was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and white tennis shoes at the time of the incident and had a skateboard with him, police said. Angela Forburger, azcentral, "Mesa police looking for suspect involved in robbery at Circle K," 26 June 2018 The actress posted an image that captures Arya pretty accurately: A pair of white tennis shoes completely doused in blood. Julyssa Lopez, Glamour, "The Game of Thrones Cast Is Saying Goodbye to The Show, and We Can't Take It," 7 July 2018 France began an alliance with Charles Moneypenny, a lanky, slow-talking Daytona Beach city engineer known by the driver Mario Andretti for wearing tennis shoes with business suits. Dave Caldwell, New York Times, "The Forgotten Figure Behind Daytona International Speedway," 7 July 2018 Police said he was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans and red tennis shoes. Brieanna J Frank, azcentral, "Police: 'Distraught' over breakup, 17-year-old goes missing in Mesa," 1 July 2018 Particular items of clothing worn by Coggins — a T-shirt and tennis shoe. Christian Boone, ajc, "Old doubts quashed, new ones raised as cold case killing goes to jury," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of tennis shoe

1886, in the meaning defined above

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10 Oct 2018

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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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