Definition of high-top in English:


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  • Denoting a soft-soled sports shoe with a laced upper that extends some distance above the wearer’s ankle.
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    • Comfortable shoes were bound on my feet, a weightless high-top shoe laced with strings white and wide.
    • Wearing high-top sneakers may help prevent an ankle injury.
    • Doctors do not recommend any special footwear, such as high-top shoes or shoes with arch supports, because these ‘treatments’ do not affect arch development.


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  • A pair of high-top shoes.
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    • Hey, man, you need turf shoes, spikes, running shoes, high-tops, three-quarter-tops and low-tops.
    • Looking under the door, I saw a pair of orange high-tops.
    • The local live coverage should focus on that guy running in high-tops and a pair of cut-offs.

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