tennis shoe


Definition of tennis shoe 

: a lightweight usually low-cut sneaker

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Streetwear is oversize hoodies, tennis shoes and graphic T-shirts. WSJ, "Immigrants Are the Best Tenants," 4 Nov. 2018 The next piece would also require a range of shoes: standard dance footwear and an unexpected normcore tennis shoe. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "It Was Ladies’ Night at the American Ballet Theatre Fall Gala," 18 Oct. 2018 And even then,the first frame of Ms. Herzberg standing in the road shows only the Uber’s headlights reflecting off her white tennis shoes. Ed Wallace, star-telegram, "Uber’s ‘Shadow of a Doubt’ Accident | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 31 Mar. 2018 Finegar pointed in one video to a man wearing a dark shirt, jeans, and white tennis shoes walking down the street just before the shooting, who appeared to be pulling a mask over his face. Jessica Anderson,, "Judge declares mistrial Thursday in third Keith Davis Jr. trial," 21 June 2018 The footprints were consistent with Pro Keds Dude tennis shoes issued to California prison inmates., "'They framed me': On death row for decades, Kevin Cooper pushes for new DNA tests in Chino Hills murders," 8 July 2018 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

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First Known Use of tennis shoe

1886, in the meaning defined above

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5 Dec 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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