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tennis shoe

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noun

a sports shoe with a rubber sole (usually pebbled) and a stitched canvas upper that laces over the instep.

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Nearby words

tenniel, sir john, tennis, tennis ball, tennis bracelet, tennis elbow, tennis shoe, tennis thumb, tenno, tennyson, tennyson, alfred, lord, tennysonian

Origin of tennis shoe

First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for tennis shoe

  • How well she could remember the tennis-shoe, with its ribbed rubber sole, in place of that highly-polished calf thing!

    Somehow Good|William de Morgan

British Dictionary definitions for tennis shoe

tennis shoe


noun

a rubber-soled canvas shoe tied with laces
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