Shoes that are higher than your ankle that can be worn with a strap. Made for when you play basketball so you won't get your ankles broken but you can also were them for any occassion now.
Gurl, you saw D.J's new Louis Vuitton high tops. I want those in black.
by This Chick U Can't Mess Wit January 14, 2006
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Any basketball type shoe made high enough to protect the ankle, but usually nowadays refer to Chuck Taylors, by Converse.
Usually have no traction whatsoever.
Trendy Kid: "Hey look at my high tops!"
Me: "You got black ones... Jesus christ, man, get some other color."

Thug: "Yo, look at ma Reeboks!"
Me: "Sick, dawg."
by Artifishalfish January 19, 2007
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One of the coolest haircuts of all time. Made famous by Big Daddy Kane and Kid from Kid N' Play in the late 80's. Shaved on the bottom then fades to long hair that goes inches above the head. Looks like your heads an eraser.
"Yesterday, I got the freshest haircut, the High-Top Fade".

"I'm having a little trouble getting through low doors because my High-Top Fade always gets in the way."
by Joe December 3, 2004
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A hi-top fade is a style of haircut where hair on the sides is cut off or kept very low and hair on the top of the head is very long (in contrast, a low fade is when hair on the top is kept shorter). The hi-top has been a trend symbolizing the Golden Era of Hip Hop and urban contemporary music during the late 1980s and the early 1990s.
kid n play
will smith both wore high-top fades
by urban dictionary450000 September 11, 2008
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A flat-footed shoe, usually worn among skaters and high school douchebags. Compared to most other skating shoes, they usually are high enough to hit the top of your ankle.
“Hey Kyle! Your shoes are so fucking weird!”

“Yeah Devan, these are my new high-tops.
by BruhMoment4090 August 1, 2021
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