tennis shoe
noun Date: 1886 a lightweight usually low-cut sneaker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tennis shoe — tennis ,shoe noun count a shoe with a rubber SOLE (=bottom) that is used for playing tennis and other sports …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tennis shoe — ► NOUN ▪ a light canvas or leather soft soled shoe suitable for tennis or casual wear …   English terms dictionary

  • tennis shoe — n a light shoe used for playing sports, with a rubber surface on the bottom …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tennis shoe — n. SNEAKER (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • tennis shoe — noun a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole • Syn: ↑gym shoe, ↑sneaker • Hypernyms: ↑shoe • Hyponyms: ↑plimsoll * * * noun, pl ⋯ shoes [count] : a low shoe that is worn while playing sports (such as tennis …   Useful english dictionary

  • tennis shoe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tennis shoe : singular tennis shoe plural tennis shoes a shoe with a rubber sole (= bottom) that is used for playing tennis and other sports …   English dictionary

  • tennis shoe — type of shoe used while playing tennis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tennis shoe — noun a light canvas or leather soft soled shoe suitable for tennis or casual wear …   English new terms dictionary

  • tennis shoe — ten′nis shoe n. clo a low sports shoe with a flat rubber sole and a canvas or leather upper that laces over the instep; sneaker • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • tennis shoe — a sports shoe with a rubber sole (usually pebbled) and a stitched canvas upper that laces over the instep. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • tennis shoe — noun (C) a strong shoe used for sports …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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