high heels

plural noun

: shoes with high heels

Examples of high heels in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dressed in a hot pink top and capris, the reality star completes her look with Barbie’s signature shades and high heels. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 Ultimately, Morrison compromised and was allowed to have artist Dave McKean briefly depict Joker in high heels, but that was it. Abraham Josephine Riesman, Rolling Stone, 8 Apr. 2024 Other stars are sporting the jean look, too: Sofia Vergara recently wore a pair with high heels and Gwyneth Paltrow posed in a similar wide-leg style in a mirror selfie with slippers last spring. Brittany Vanderbill, Peoplemag, 7 Apr. 2024 Ruined, those high heels never saw the light of day again. Dawn Klavon, Peoplemag, 25 Feb. 2024 Some people abandoned their black-tie attire and high heels to walk uphill from Sunset Boulevard to the Dolby Theatre. Jaden Thompson, Variety, 10 Mar. 2024 Another racy look finds Ice Spice stripping down to her lingerie covered by black fishnet tights with strappy Wang high heels. Michael Saponara, Billboard, 7 Mar. 2024 Whenever a concert is underway below, guards dot the plaza’s perimeter, waving pedestrians away from crossing, as the click of high heels and the rumble of wheelie luggage register quite clearly in the hall’s otherwise pristine acoustics. Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2024 The medium-wash denim pants were sewn into the red pointed-toe high heels. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 4 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1671, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of high heels was in 1671

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“High heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20heels. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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