kitten heel


: a short stiletto heel on women's shoes

Examples of kitten heel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And returning is the Viv’ Canard shoe with the sweetest kitten heel, complete for the first time with the house’s classic buckle. Allyson Portee, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Mar. 2024 Cute leopard mules with a kitten heel for a mob-wife aesthetic moment? Jenifer Calle, Glamour, 17 Feb. 2024 And if you’re not completely sold on kitten heel boots but want to try the trend without investing too much? Nneya Richards, Travel + Leisure, 28 Sep. 2023 Consider skipping flats, and instead opting for an elegant pointed kitten heel or a knee-high heeled boot that skims the bottom of the skirt. Joy Montgomery, Vogue, 15 Nov. 2023 He’s pulled up guns, a cherry red Vespa, empty cash registers, chairs, manhole covers, a patio umbrella, a traffic cone, wallets, a Steve Madden kitten heel and a purse with $37 inside. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, 6 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, this is the second day in a row that Emily Ratajkowski has been spotted out and about in a pair of black calf-length leather boots, this time featuring a dainty kitten heel and slightly squared toe. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 4 Aug. 2023 The rest of the ensemble continued the minimalist theme, with the actor wearing glossy black pumps with a kitten heel from Celine, black Lu Goldie square sunglasses, and an olive-green leather tote bag by Loewe. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 23 Aug. 2023 These versatile shoes have not-too-pointy almond toes that allow plenty of wiggle room and a low kitten heel measuring just 2 inches. Theresa Holland, Travel + Leisure, 17 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kitten heel was in 1956

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“Kitten heel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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