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

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First Known Use of spike heel

1926

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SPIKE HEEL Defined for English Language Learners

spike heel

Definition of spike heel for English Language Learners

  • : a very tall and thin heel on women's shoes

  • spike heels : shoes with tall, thin heels


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