Today's Word of the Day means...
Rubber-soled sports shoes: wearing a sweater, a shirt, short socks, and sneakers/ Anybody see my old sneaks?
[1895+; because one can usually move noiselessly in such footwear]
(also sneak preview): After a sneak in Chicago they decided to shelve itverb
To show a movie unexpectedly to an audience in order to assess its appeal: We sneaked it in several cities (1960s+ Movie studio)