sneaker

[ snee-ker ]
/ ˈsni kər /

noun

a high or low shoe, usually of fabric such as canvas, with a rubber or synthetic sole.
one who sneaks; a sneak.

Origin of sneaker

First recorded in 1590–1600; sneak + -er1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sneaker

sneaker snicker
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British Dictionary definitions for sneakers

sneakers
/ (ˈsniːkəz) /

pl n

mainly US and Canadian canvas shoes with rubber soles worn for sports or informally
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