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Slang Words for Sneakers (in Alphabetical Order)
(Noun) The pair of sneakers one wears normally on a daily basis no matter how beat up they look.
Example: Mark’s beaters have been with him to every practice for the b-boy dance competition.
(Noun) Worn out shoes that have been poorly made since the start.
Example: You can’t wear those biscuits to the game. They’ll rip themselves 10 minutes into it.
(Noun) Sneakers that are white all over.
Example: Jun only wears his coke whites on a fine day. He doesn’t want them to get all dirty and muddy from the rain.
(Noun) A nickname for the famous Michael Jordan shoes.
Example: Those jays are limited edition, how did you buy them?
(Expression) A street slang for sneakers incorporated by commercial shoemakers in their advertisements.
Example: Those kicks look a little bit big on you, don’t you think?
(Expression) A social media slang that stands for “Kicks of the Day”, this is to show the pair of sneakers one will wear for the day out of a collection.
Example: Which camera angle will best highlight my KOTD?
(Noun) Standing for “latest pickup”, an LPU is the most recent sneaker purchase.
Example: The influencer’s LPU is a signed pair of sneakers.
(Noun) Initials for “player edition” or sneakers that are custom-made for specific sports players only.
Example: Craig is waiting for those PEs to be publicly sold.
(Noun) A person who buys sneakers from the original store only to sell them again at a higher rate.
Example: Hank earns a decent amount of money as a sneakers reseller.
(Noun) A Canadian slang for sneakers and sneakers made especially for running.
Example: Your runners seem reliable for long-distance running.
(Noun) Classy sneakers made as dress shoes or for picture-taking.
Example: It’s impossible that Garrett’s sneakers just magically found themselves with you. Garrett never takes his eyes off his shoothing collection.
(Noun) The sneaker slang for the designs of sneakers.
Example: Even if the sneaker is dark but it has an intricate silhouette, it will be stylish.
(Noun) A person highly invested and affectionate about sneakers.
Example: If the sneakerhead spots your knock-off, he’ll flip himself out.
(Noun) The slang word for sneakers spoken by the youth of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Example: I wonder if he knows how hard his sister worked just to buy the uppies he is bragging about.
(Noun) A sneaker slang for brand knock-offs.
Example: Be mindful when buying sneakers online. A lot of people make good wookies these days.