high heels

plural noun

Definition of high heels

: shoes with high heels

Examples of high heels in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turner struts around in short skirts, high heels, and big hair and talks about a questionable lineup of cars from a brand the world has essentially forgotten. Scott Oldham, Car and Driver, "Infamous Characters from TV Commercials," 25 June 2020 During her mad dash, Vergara tripped in her high heels and fell back into the audience, watching the rest of his act from a distance. Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, "'AGT' recap: Sofia Vergara falls in her haste to get away from shocking eye-bulging rapper," 24 June 2020 Cardi dressed in a simple outfit of skinny high heels and white bikini top to let viewers keep their focus on the tattoo. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, "Cardi B Shows Off Her Revamped Peacock Hip Tattoo After 'Hours of Pain'," 16 June 2020 Sales of high heels, loafers and other dress shoes have been , and analysts say the pandemic has turbocharged their demise. Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post, "5 ways the pandemic is changing fashion and beauty trends," 15 June 2020 The photos show her posing with her cars in high heels and haute couture. Neal Bascomb, Car and Driver, "The Pioneering Rally Driver Who Beat the Nazis," 31 May 2020 More and more magazines, newspapers and advertisements showed women as brides; women outside houses with white picket fences; and women smiling while wearing high heels and pushing vacuum cleaners. New York Times, "Is Marriage a Prize?," 15 May 2020 Another woman shared a video of herself getting ready for the big occasion by putting on false eyelashes, a sparkly red dress and high heels just to toss the trash in the dumpster. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "People around the world are taking out their trash in formal wear and costumes – because where else is there to go?," 16 Apr. 2020 Ubers didn’t pull up to the Kirkwood bars to pick up girls tottering on high heels. Christine Fernando, Indianapolis Star, "Stunned by coronavirus, a college town slowly awakens to a surreal new normal," 11 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of high heels

1671, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jul 2020

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“High heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20heels. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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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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