gym shoe

noun
a lightweight canvas shoe with a rubber sole; sneaker.

Origin:
1925–30

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gym shoe
 
n
another name for plimsoll

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gym shoe definition


  1. n.
    a disliked person. : Who is the gym shoe who comes to class in a sport coat?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
Even when he goes right up to the can and drops the wad directly down, it hits the edge and drops into his gym shoe.
It could have been a sneeze, it could have been tying his gym shoe that suddenly can cause leg pain.
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