from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who sneaks.
  • n. A sports shoe usually made of canvas and having soft rubber soles. Also called tennis shoe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who sneaks.
  • n. An athletic shoe with a soft, rubber sole.
  • n. A vessel of drink.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who sneaks.
  • n. A vessel of drink.
  • n. A type of soft shoe with a flat, pliable, typically rubber or other soft sole, and canvas-like upper, used in sports such as tennis, or for comfort. Called sneaker because they give no warning of one's approach. Usually used in the pl.
  • n. A punch bowl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who sneaks; one who wants spirit; a sneak.
  • n. A drinking-vessel: a kind of punch-bowl.
  • n. Same as grub, 4.
  • n. plural Low heelless canvas shoes with rubber soles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
  • n. a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole


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