sneakerhead

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sneaker +‎ -head. The birth of sneakerhead culture came in the late 1980s and can be attributed to two major sources: basketball and hip hop music.[1]

Noun[edit]

sneakerhead (plural sneakerheads)

  1. (slang) A person who owns multiple pairs of shoes as a form of collection and fashion.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sneakerheads love to show off shoes", The Washington Post. URL accessed on 2008-01-19.