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sneak·er

 (snē′kər)
n.
1. One who sneaks.
2. A shoe designed for outdoor activity, usually made of canvas with a rubber sole. Also called tennis shoe.

sneaker

(ˈsniːkə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) US one of a pair of sneakers

sneak•er

(ˈsni kər)

n.
1. a high or low shoe of canvas with a flat rubber or synthetic sole, worn for sports or recreation.
2. any of various athletic shoes resembling this.
3. one who sneaks.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sneaker - a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber solesneaker - a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
plimsoll - a light gym shoe with a rubber sole and a canvas top
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
2.sneaker - someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
betrayer, blabber, informer, squealer, rat - one who reveals confidential information in return for money

sneaker

noun (U.S.) trainer, running shoe, tennis shoe, plimsoll, gym shoe The motto is written on their sneakers.

sneaker

noun
One who behaves in a stealthy, furtive way:
Translations
hiipijähiiviskelijä
športni copat
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