spike heel


Definition of spike heel

1 : a very high tapering heel used on women's shoes
2 spike heels plural : shoes with spike heels

Examples of spike heel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At 65 years old, her wardrobe now consists of miniskirts, spike heels, over-the-knee lace-up boots, halter tops, etc. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, "Dear Abby: Friend’s personality changes in drastic ways following a serious accident," 22 Apr. 2020 That's when the spike heel of my boot got caught on my parents' brick sidewalk. Ree Drummond, Country Living, "Every Die-Hard Romantic Needs to Read Ree and Ladd Drummond's Love Story," 6 June 2017 Already a fashion inspiration, Meghan stood out in a bright yellow Brandon Maxwell sleeveless crepe sheath featuring a boat neck and midi length, paired with tan suede spike heels. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Duchess Meghan dons yellow Brandon Maxwell dress as she and Harry meet Commonwealth youths," 5 July 2018 Both wore dark suede spike heels on the cobblestones outside the abbey. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Meghan Markle joins queen in first official appearance together," 12 Mar. 2018 Trump, a former fashion model, was dressed for the event in a creamy-pink brocade shift dress with a pink coat casually draped over her shoulders and her trademark spike heels in coral pink suede. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Melania Trump's inaugural gown enters Smithsonian's First Ladies Collection," 20 Oct. 2017 Ready to open the doors of each car was a Playboy Bunny — each with bunny ears, bunny tail, spike heels, and cleavage. Stu Bykofsky, Philly.com, "Blame Rizzo: Why Philly never got a Playboy Club | Stu Bykofsky," 28 Sep. 2017 Big hair, painful thong underwear, and spike heels will all have a comeback. Slate Staff, Slate Magazine, "How Trump Will Change America," 24 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of spike heel

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Spike heel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spike%20heel. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of spike heel

chiefly US
: a very tall and thin heel on women's shoes
: shoes with tall, thin heels

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