high-tops /ˈhaıˌtɑːps/ noun [plural]

The kids wore jeans and high-tops. [=high-top sneakers]

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Main Entry:high-top

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ˈhigh-tops f0 [high-top high-tops] noun plural (especially NAmE)
sports shoes that cover the ankle, worn especially for playing ↑basketball
Derived Word:high-top

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  • high-tops — (hīʹtŏps ) © School Division, Houghton Mifflin Company pl.n. Sneakers or athletic shoes that lace up to the ankle. Also called high top shoes, high top sneakers. * * * …   Universalium

  • high-tops — n [plural] AmE informal sports shoes that cover your ↑ankles >high top adj ▪ high top basketball shoes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high tops — plural noun Training shoes which extend above the ankles • • • Main Entry: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • high tops — See high tops. * * * …   Universalium

  • high-tops — noun plural see high top …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • high-tops — a pair of such shoes. → high top …   English new terms dictionary

  • High-top — The high top is a shoe that extends significantly over the wearer s ankle. It is most common in an athletic shoe, particularly basketball shoes. It is sometimes confused with the mid top. Examples of basketball shoes more frequently seen as high… …   Wikipedia

  • high-top — adjective Date: 1918 extending up over the ankle < high top sneakers > • high tops noun plural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • high-top — adjective denoting a soft soled sports shoe with a laced upper that extends above the ankle. noun (high tops) a pair of such shoes …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tops Friendly Markets — TOPS Markets, LLC Type Subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Industry Retail (Grocery) Founded 1962 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

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