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Noun: sneaker  snee-ku(r)
  1. A canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
    - gym shoe, tennis shoe, tackie [Ireland, S.Africa], runner [Austral, NZ, Ireland], takkie [Ireland, S.Africa], trainer [Brit]
     
  2. Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    - fink [N. Amer], snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie [N. Amer], sneak, canary [N. Amer], grass [Brit]

Derived forms: sneakers

Type of: betrayer, blabber, informer, rat, shoe, squealer

Encyclopedia: Sneaker