kitten heel

[ kit-n heel ]
/ ˈkɪt n ˌhil /

noun

a thin, tapering heel on a woman's shoe, lower than a spike heel.
a shoe with this type of heel.

Nearby words

  1. kitschy,
  2. kitset,
  3. kitt peak national observatory,
  4. kittel,
  5. kitten,
  6. kitten moth,
  7. kittenish,
  8. kittie,
  9. kittikachorn,
  10. kittikachorn, thanom

Origin of kitten heel

First recorded in 1955–60; so called because originally considered appropriate for teenagers

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British Dictionary definitions for kitten heel

kitten heel

noun

a low stiletto heel on a woman's shoe
a woman's shoe with a low stiletto heel
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