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us: Athletic shoes

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    • us: Athletic footwear
    • us: Sport shoes
  • Broader Terms

    • us: Athletics--Equipment and supplies
    • us: Shoes
    • us: Sporting goods
  • Sources

    • found: unabridged, Nov. 23, 2016: athletic shoe (1. a shoe designed to be worn for sports, exercising, or recreational activity, as racquetball, jogging, or aerobic dancing. 2. sneaker (def 1)) sneaker (1. a high or low shoe, usually of fabric such as canvas, with a rubber or synthetic sole)
    • found: Random House Kernerman Webster's college dictionary, ©2010, via, Nov. 23, 2016: athletic shoe (a shoe for exercise or sport; sneaker) sneaker (1. a high or low shoe of canvas with a flat rubber or synthetic sole, worn for sports or recreation. 2. any of various athletic shoes resembling this)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 23, 2016 (Sneakers (also known as athletic shoes, tennis shoes, runners, takkies, or trainers) are shoes primarily designed for sports or other forms of physical exercise)
    • found: Encyclopedia of American industries, 2011: v. 1 (SIC 3149: Footwear, Except Rubber, Not Elsewhere Classified. This classification includes establishments primarily engaged in the production of shoes, not elsewhere classified, such as misses', youths', boys', children's, and infants' footwear and athletic footwear; Athletic footwear was the largest-selling category in the footwear industry, and the only division within nonrubber footwear to post any gains in the mid-1990s ... The largest-selling and most consistently popular brand of athletic footwear was from Nike)
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    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2017-01-31: revised
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