high-top high-top

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of shoes or boots) having relatively high uppers

Usage(s):

  • John Unitas, still wearing the old high-top-style cleats that he sported when he broke in with the Baltimore Colts 16 seasons ago, is 38.

News

  • High-top fades, like Norris Cole's, regains popularity

    Norris Cole may be only 6-foot 2-inches, which is short by NBA standards, but he gains several more inches thanks to his haircut, a high-top fade. Barber Ray Agnew said it's back in style and he is doing a lot of high-top fades these days. "It pretty much originated late 80's, early 90's," said Agnew. "Norris definitely made the cut more popular." "I am glad that they enjoy the hairstyle," Cole ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

Quotes

  1. "Low-cut shoes, they support an ankle more than high-tops," Marion said. "You've got all that high-top coming over the ankle, but you've got more stability to move around a little more quickly in low-tops."
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Shawn Marion Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "They remember a young 19-year-old," Griffey says. "No facial hair. High-top fade. I look a little different now. Got a little gray. Don't know where that came from."
    on Feb 27, 2009 By: Ken Griffey Jr Source: USA Today

  3. "Bunkie persuaded me to interview for the job, and I drove out to Pontiac and talked with the man who was going to be my boss," DeLorean told the magazine. "There he was sitting behind the desk, wearing a pair of those old high-top leather...
    on Dec 18, 2009 By: John DeLorean Source: New York Times

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