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Meaning of SNEAKER

Pronunciation:  'sneekur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
  2. [n]  someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

SNEAKER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: canary, fink, gym shoe, sneak, snitch, snitcher, stoolie, stoolpigeon, tennis shoe
 See Also: betrayer, blabber, informer, plimsoll, rat, shoe, squealer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sneak"er\, n.
    1. [pl.] Shoes with rubber or other soft soles which give no
       warning of one's approaching, esp. such shoes as are worn
       in games, as tennis. [Slang, U. S.]
    2. A punch bowl. [Obs.] --Spectator.
  2. \Sneak"er\, n.
    1. One who sneaks. --Lamb.
    2. A vessel of drink. [Prov. Eng.]
             A sneaker of five gallons.            --Spectator.