French heel


noun
  1. a high, curved heel, characterized by a heel breast curving into a shank, used on women's shoes.

Origin of French heel

1
First recorded in 1655–65

Other words from French heel

  • French-heeled, adjective

Words Nearby French heel

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British Dictionary definitions for French heel

French heel

noun
  1. a fairly high and narrow-waisted heel on women's shoes

Derived forms of French heel

  • French-heeled, adjective

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