She kept the jeans on for her knockabout, but changed her heels for sneakers and slipped into a grey team GB fleece.
Like countless other boys in Massapequa, he had a crew cut and wore Keds sneakers and T-shirts with horizontal stripes.
Their only qualification is that these Americans come in sandals and sneakers, not combat boots.
The sneakers of the early eighties will surely “circle back around, like things always do.”
When he was first interviewed by police, Flowers was wearing Nike sneakers, not Filas.
It'll make less noise than a mouse in sneakers drooling on a blotter!
I think that is true, and I still consider it the best explanation of the sneakers.
Greg pried off his sneakers with his toes and then pulled off his grey, squelching socks.
The gaudy costumes worn by participants had been replaced by trunks and sneakers.
Reddy looked knowingly at Arthur, and the latter pulled off his jacket and kicked off his sneakers.
1590s, "one who sneaks," agent noun from sneak (v.). Meaning "rubber-soled shoe" is attested from 1895, American English; earlier sneak (1862), so called because the shoe was noiseless. See also plimsoll.
The night-officer is generally accustomed to wear a species of India-rubber shoes or goloshes on her feet. These are termed 'sneaks' by the women [of Brixton Prison]. ["Female Life in Prison," 1862]
Rubber-soled sports shoes: wearing a sweater, a shirt, short socks, and sneakers/ Anybody see my old sneaks?
[1895+; because one can usually move noiselessly in such footwear]