- denoting a sneaker that covers the ankle.
- high-top sneakers.
Origin of high-top
First recorded in 1980–85
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Examples from the Web for high-top
He once put Casey Stengel on high-top skates to hype a roller derby in Oakland.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull
March 8, 2014
Pop looked curiously at the knots of lingering First Latins, and raised his high-top hat in response to their salutations.From School to Battle-field
I asked, putting on high-top boots and yanking my kit from under the bed which I thought was used for the last time.Fighting Byng
Presently Nels drove round to the front of the hotel with the gray horse and a high-top buggy.The Eye of Dread
He wore heavy, high-top boots and buff gauntlets, and his soft black felt hat was slouched down over his eyes.The Battle of Gettysburg
Frank Aretas Haskell
Breeches and high-top boots are in order, the latter serving the additional purpose of protection against snake bite.North Dakota