spike heel

noun

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, 22 Apr. 2020 That's when the spike heel of my boot got caught on my parents' brick sidewalk. Ree Drummond, Country Living, 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, 5 July 2018 Both wore dark suede spike heels on the cobblestones outside the abbey. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, 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, 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, 28 Sep. 2017 Big hair, painful thong underwear, and spike heels will all have a comeback. Slate Staff, Slate Magazine, 24 Jan. 2017 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'spike heel.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of spike heel

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About spike heel

Time Traveler for spike heel

Time Traveler

The first known use of spike heel was in 1926

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near spike heel

spike heath

spike heel

spikehorn

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for spike heel

Cite this Entry

“Spike heel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spike%20heel. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!