high heels

plural noun

Definition of high heels

: shoes with high heels

Examples of high heels in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since high heels could damage the turf, Kelly ordered enough flip-flops for the entire class. Mj Slaby, The Indianapolis Star, 29 May 2021 Makeup, high heels and outerwear in general have taken a back seat to my PJs and loungers. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, 30 Mar. 2021 Both pictures prominently feature the artist’s gender-fluid alter ego, Miss Chief Eagle Testickle, nude, in black high heels. Chadd Scott, Forbes, 20 May 2021 They were born with long limbs, narrow hips, symmetrical facial features and a willingness to promenade in dizzyingly high heels. Washington Post, 12 May 2021 Indeed the most remarkable thing about this year’s Oscars may have been the sight of so many women in high heels. Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2021 At the iconic red steps at the Palais des Festivals, where women are expected to wear high heels, Brown either had to be carried or use a side entrance and be separated from her clients. Anousha Sakoui, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2021 But other than that, the most difficult thing was trying to walk in the sand in the desert in high heels. Adam Rathe, Town & Country, 13 May 2021 Del Rio felt the same way when saw comedian Eddie Izzard do stand-up in high heels and women’s makeup. Elaine Ayala, San Antonio Express-News, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of high heels

1671, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high heels was in 1671

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10 Jun 2021

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“High heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20heels. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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high heels

noun

English Language Learners Definition of high heels

: women's shoes that have tall heels

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