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What are the meanings for different types of shoes?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (17117points) 4 weeks ago

Like sneakers? For thieving?
Walking shoes? Walking how much?
Cross trainers? For sports only?
Hiking? For mountain climbing?
Gym shoes? Only for indoor exercise?
Please add to the list and expand on the ones above?

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SQUEEKY2's avatar

Dress shoes? for when wearing a dress?
How about work boots? for use only when working?
Water shoes?for walking in water?

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Golf shoes
Horse shoes
Baseball Cleats
Running shoes
High heeled sneakers . . . !

Zaku's avatar

Nike – means you should “JUST DO IT!” no matter what “IT” is. Preferably while running.

chyna's avatar

Kitten heels-only wear when playing with kittens.

Patty_Melt's avatar

Pumps – for weightlifting
Wedges – for cutting in line, or having a big hunk of cake.
Crocs – for walk about

Inspired_2write's avatar

What is a gym shoe?
gym shoe – a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole. sneaker, tennis shoe. plimsoll – a light gym shoe with a rubber sole and a canvas top. shoe – footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material.

Gym shoe – definition of gym shoe by The Free › gym+shoe

Inspired_2write's avatar

What is the difference between training shoes and running shoes?
Running shoes are built for heel-to-toe movement and the higher heel drop in running shoes comes from added support and cushioning. ... The sole of a training shoe is flatter, making it more flexible to allow a wide range of movement. Take these shoes to the gym .Oct 11, 2016

Running Shoes vs Training Shoes: What Shoe Do I Need? | ASICS

Inspired_2write's avatar

Cross training shoes are a hybrid of several different types of athletic footwear. They may have the heel cushioning of a running shoe, the lateral stability of a tennis shoe or basketball sneaker, and the forefoot cushioning of a volleyball shoe.

What are the benefits of a cross-training shoe? | Fitness… › ... › Fitness › Fitness Apparel › Fitness Footwear

Inspired_2write's avatar

What makes a hiking shoe?
Good hiking boots need to offer a balance between light weight, support, and stability; cushioning and functionality; stiffness and breathability. They must also be durable, protect your feet, and provide comfort. And above all, they need to fit. Fit is closely related to comfort.Feb 15, 2020

Top 10 Most Important Characteristics of Hiking Shoes › blogs › news › characteristics-of-hiking-shoes

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

Swim fin heels
Look sharp while doing a lap

kritiper's avatar

Wow! So many city folk here…
Waders. Waterproof, for hunting in marshy areas.
Chore boots. Also waterproof, to wear on the farm when milking cows and any other work around the farm where there is mud and shit.
Cowboy boots. Usually decorated high heeled shit-kicking, foot stomping footwear.

ucme's avatar

Hush Puppies…dog training.
Brothel Creepers…secret sexy time.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

These are made for walkin’
and that’s just what they’ll do

kruger_d's avatar

Maryjanes, can only wear after 4:20pm.

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