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high heels

[ hahy heels ]

plural noun

  1. women’s low-cut shoes with high, thin heels.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of high heels1

First recorded in 1640–50 as high heeles

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Example Sentences

Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Neil Patrick Harris in fishnets, high heels, and glitter could be a great gag.

Perhaps you like your Neil Patrick Harris belting in high heels on Broadway, or cannily emceeing an awards show?

But when I would see them in a social setting, they were wearing more feminine clothing like dresses and high heels.

This isn't the typical high heels and hair gel style pool party rave Miami is famous for.

He also noted how “jarring” it was to see Malia, his daughter in high heels for the first time when she went to that first prom.

When the rustle of her garments and the clatter of her high heels died away, the man spoke.

Laughing women lifting light dresses and showing their high heels came hurrying across the square.

Standing five feet one in high heels, Vera Mason was noticeable for her doll-like daintiness of form and feature.

They were awed by the high heels on my boots, the feather in my hat, and the quilted satin of my pelisse.

"No, ma'am," Tessie murmured meekly, but she privately resolved to wear her high heels when and where she pleased.


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