high heels

plural noun

Definition of high heels

: shoes with high heels

Examples of high heels in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was no pressure to dress up, there was no pressure to go and meet people, there was no pressure to wear high heels. Steve Baltin, Forbes, 24 July 2022 Cannes has had a long history of red carpet controversy, and in the past turned away women wearing flat shoes instead of high heels. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 27 May 2022 There is a great scene where Bullock climbs a 20-foot, 5.6-grade pitch in high heels and a sequin pantsuit. The Editors, Outside Online, 9 June 2022 Sparkly dresses, high heels and bold patterns strutted the Eastern Market Shed 3 Friday for Michigan Fashion Week’s 10th anniversary show. Chandra Fleming, Detroit Free Press, 11 June 2022 Converse Chuck Taylor sneakers, a red bandana, black Christian Louboutin high heels and a sailor cap. Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Apr. 2022 Ashley lovingly recalled her mother's attentiveness to fans and support staff, while Wynonna — now with her high heels shed and steadier on her feet — was ready to dish on the woman who was also her favorite sparring partner. Nancy Kruh, PEOPLE.com, 16 May 2022 Ariana Grande and Dua Lipa already count on this emerging label for their most dizzyingly high heels. Halie Lesavage, Harper's BAZAAR, 27 Apr. 2022 Perhaps the Manolo-Birkenstock teamup is an acknowledgement from the foremost king of high heels that many consumers, even luxury shoppers, are ready to privilege comfort over beauty. Rachel Tashjian, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of high heels

1671, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jul 2022

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“High heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20heels. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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