tennis shoe

noun

Definition of tennis shoe

:a lightweight usually low-cut sneaker

First Known Use of tennis shoe

1886


TENNIS SHOE Defined for English Language Learners

tennis shoe

noun

Definition of tennis shoe for English Language Learners

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


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