/ (ˈsniːkəz) /

pl n
  1. mainly US and Canadian canvas shoes with rubber soles worn for sports or informally

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How to use sneakers in a sentence

  • He wore a long, greasy overcoat, a pair of baggy jeans, and rotting sneakers that looked like they'd been through a wood-chipper.

    Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
  • In her sneakers she skipped along noiselessly, unconscious of the fact that an outsider might regard her actions as “snooping.”

  • He had on a closely fitting black jersey, trousers held up by a belt, and rubber-soled tennis sneakers.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman | Albert Walter Tolman
  • He knew the boys all could swim, and they were all lightly dressed, with canvas sneakers and no coat.

  • Tom cast aside his sweater, kicked his sneakers off, and plunged into the tide.

    Ruth Fielding Down East | Alice B. Emerson