1. One who sneaks.
2. A vessel of drink. [Prov. Eng.]
A sneaker of five gallons. --Spectator.
3. A type of soft shoe with a flat, pliable, typically rubber or other soft sole, and canvas-like upper, used in sports such as tennis, or for comfort. Called sneaker because they give no warning of one's approach. Usually used in the pl.
4. A punch bowl. [Obs.]
n 1: a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole [syn: gym shoe, tennis
2: someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police [syn:
fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stoolie, sneak,