tennis shoe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tennis shoe a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
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Usage

In literature:

Somers had on a flannel suit that looked exactly like pajamas and lawn tennis shoes.
"Adventures and Letters" by Richard Harding Davis
If Mr. Hamil would care to play there are tennis-shoes belonging to Gray and Acton.
"The Firing Line" by Robert W. Chambers
Lloyd herself was dressed in white, from the clean, crisp scarf tied about her neck to the tip of her canvas tennis shoes.
"A Man's Woman" by Frank Norris
I couldn't play when I found I hadn't brought any tennis shoes, could I?
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
I wish you'd whistle or something while you're walking around in those tennis shoes.
"Ralestone Luck" by Andre Norton
The first thing he saw was that his tennis shoes were gone.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
He wore rubber-soled tennis shoes.
"The Woman in Black" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
White stockings and white tennis shoes will go well with it.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
Their tennis costumes consisted of new canvas shoes.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
I'll see if I can rustle a pair of tennis-shoes.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
The roads you would have to accept, and walk them if you choose in tennis shoes.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
I had tennis shoes on, and I came upon him unawares, and he seemed a bit flurried.
"Australia Revenged" by Boomerang
Joe Mauser and Sandor Rakoczi stood stripped to the waist, both in tight, non-restricting trousers, both wearing tennis shoes.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
She chanced to be wearing tennis shoes and so made very little noise as she entered.
"Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery" by Joan Clark
The hero followed swiftly on his invisible tennis-shoes.
"The Enchanted Castle" by E. Nesbit
So, thank goodness, the prints of Dum's tennis shoes were quite plain to us.
"At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
I was wearing tennis shoes, walking quietly.
"The Trial of Callista Blake" by Edgar Pangborn
If tennis shoes are to be used they should be put on at this point.
"Guide to Yosemite" by Ansel Hall
We must all wear tennis shoes and carry flashlights.
"The Orchard Secret" by Cleo Garis
About this time the soles let go on my tennis shoes, and my only pair of trousers gave way.
"Pony Tracks" by Frederic Remington
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In poetry:

Now on the lawn
The olives fall by thousands, and I delight
To shed my tennis shoes and walk on them,
Pressing them coldly into the deep grass,
In love and reverence for the total loss.
"The Olive Tree" by Karl Shapiro

In news:

New for 2013, the Big Shot Light is billed as K-Swiss' "lightest performance tennis shoe ever," and it lives up to its name.
You can buy art and tennis shoes at this year's winner for Best Place to Buy Good, Cheap Art.
Is each fake Nike or Adidas tennis shoe a lost sale.
But….cowboy boot tennis shoe s.
But clearly, he never topped the title role in The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes.
Alexis was last seen wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans, a pink jacket, and tennis shoes.
'Mom in tennis shoes' carries clout in Senate.
You would march up to the local athletic field with your new football, PF Flyers tennis shoes, and Los Angeles Rams football helmet, and toss the ball around with your father or play a game of touch football with your friends.
She is heading to New York to pick up another big award and for the first time ever, she will take off her tennis shoes and wear high heels.
Donations of new or gently used tennis shoes may be dropped off at the Macon Chronicle-Herald office at 204 W Bourke in Macon.
FERRIDAY — A Memphis-based tennis shoe company said Thursday it is still interested in locating to Concordia Parish despite some knots between public officials.
The new Savannah-Chatham public schools employee dress code discourages tattoos, tennis shoes and tight clothes in the classroom.
Shaniah "Tutus and Tennis Shoes".
That's the question a group of people, including a tennis shoe merchant, asked themselves amid the 1970s tennis boom.
In one office, the staff all wear very professional attire -- white jackets and all -- while the doctor wears the most casual clothes, complete with tennis shoes.
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