Welcome to the TimeToCop lexicon! Here you will find a comprehensive collection of terms (vocabulary) and phrases related to the world of sneakers and resale. From the jargon used to describe the condition of a sneaker to the process of buying and selling on the secondary market, we've got you covered. Keep reading to learn more about the world of sneakers!
Even the most ardent shoe enthusiasts aren't familiar with all of the sneaker lingo that's floating around in the sneakerverse. We'll admit that it took us longer than we'd like to acknowledge to wrap our minds around everything.
Where do they come from? Some are developed by the sportswear companies that produce the sneakers, others are born on sneaker forums, and yet others are espoused by odd subcultures (for instance, the acronym OG, which formerly just meant for "Original Gangster," comes from the southern Californian Crips street gangs). It's understandable why the majority finds it challenging to keep up with the volume of sources.
We've created a lexicon for your information and enjoyment in order to assist you in understanding some of the most well-known terms used in sneaker lingo. To arm yourself with the knowledge you need to explore the sneakerverse to its fullest, keep reading.
Whether you're a die-hard sneaker fan or a novice collector, it's not only important to know how to walk the walk, it's important to know how to talk the talk. The world of reselling and sneakers is an industry that is growing at a crazy pace every day, knowing and understanding the vernacular is absolutely essential. That's why at TimeToCop we've compiled as many terms as possible and detailed them all so you can understand the new world around you.
TimeToCop officially has the biggest sneaker and reselling glossary on the internet. We hope you'll find it useful !