- snead, sam,
- sneak preview,
- sneak thief,
Origin of sneaker
Examples from the Web for sneakers
You write about your obsession with sneakers—why do you think so many young men are into sneakers?
Mahone told The Daily Beast about his family, his fans, and, of course, his sneakers.
Like countless other boys in Massapequa, he had a crew cut and wore Keds sneakers and T-shirts with horizontal stripes.
The eight-piece collection, available in stores at the end of April, will include dresses, sneakers, t-shirts, and sandals.Michelle Obama's China-Tour Style; Stella McCartney Designs a 'Maleficent' Line for Kids|The Fashion Beast Team|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And as can be seen in any mall or casual glance around the subway, the sneakers left the court long ago.
A dark blue sweater, a pair of trousers, heavy woolen socks, and a pair of boy's sneakers were seized upon and donned forthwith.Dorothy Dixon Wins Her Wings|Dorothy Wayne
It'll make less noise than a mouse in sneakers drooling on a blotter!Double or Nothing|Jack Sharkey
Well, you needn't kick the legs of that table with your sneakers; that table cost money!Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
In her sneakers she skipped along noiselessly, unconscious of the fact that an outsider might regard her actions as “snooping.”The Mystery of the Fires|Edith Lavell
At his elbow, shod in sneakers silent, is always a stenographer.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
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]