gym shoe


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gym shoe

n
(Clothing & Fashion) another name for plimsoll
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gym shoe - a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber solegym shoe - 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
Translations
حِذاء رياضي
cvička
gymnastiksko
tornacipõ
leikfimiskór
cvička
cimnastik ayakkabısı

gym

(dʒim) short for gymnasium and gymnastics: The children have gym on Thursdays; adjective (etc)
a gym teacher.
gym shoe
a light, canvas usually rubber-soled shoe worn for gymnastics.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sam McEvoy decided to act after Olivia, 11, "tried every trick in the book" to miss PE, leaving her kit at home, taking in only one gym shoe or moaning about tummy ache.
Yet Matty had thrown his gym shoe and uttered the biblical curse, and then, as his journal for 26/11/66 reveals, had watched Pedigree's window where he had seen Henderson come away.
After much thought, I decided the base would be a gym shoe because everyone always seems to have old sneakers.
UK Gear is now working with the Army on a gym shoe for use indoors.
Other instruments used by the teachers were heavy wooden rulers with which they hit the children across the knuckles with and if you upset a gym teacher you would be bent over and your buttocks hit with a gym shoe, say, ten times.
I was caned and wacked on my bottom with my gym shoe if I misbehaved, but it was accepted as your punishment and one didn't step out of line too often as that was the deterrent.
25 Years Ago The case of a Coventry secondary school scripture teacher who is said to have hit 13-year-old girls on the bottom with a gym shoe was highlighted yesterday in a national call for the end of corporal punishment.
Mr Pritchard, aged 55, of Llandeilo, near Carmarthen, had always denied the charges which included slippering boys with a gym shoe and banging their heads against the wall.
The jury was told Ashley Pritchard would bang boys' heads against the wall, hit them with a gym shoe and force boys who had fallen out to box each other.
Pritchard, 55, of Rhiw Yr Adar, Llandeilo, near Carmarthen, had always denied the charges, which included slippering boys on their bare buttocks with a gym shoe and banging their heads against the wall.
It's worked so well that there's a gym shoe for indoor use currently in progress.