- a thin, tapering heel on a woman's shoe, lower than a spike heel.
- a shoe with this type of heel.
Origin of kitten heel
First recorded in 1955–60; so called because originally considered appropriate for teenagers
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- a low stiletto heel on a woman's shoe
- a woman's shoe with a low stiletto heel