Definition of low-top in English:

low-top

adjective

US
  • Designating a shoe or boot having a relatively low height; (now chiefly) specifically designating a soft-soled sports shoe that does not extend above the wearer's ankle.

noun

US
  • In plural Low-top boots or shoes; (now usually) soft-soled sports shoes that does not extend above the wearer's ankle.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Connersville (Indiana) Daily News. From low + top, after high-top.

Pronunciation

low-top

/ˈləʊˌtɒp/