sling-back

[ sling-bak ]
/ ˈslɪŋˌbæk /

noun

Also called sling. a woman's shoe with an open back and a strap or sling encircling the heel of the foot to keep the shoe secure.

adjective

having such a strap or sling: sling-back pumps.

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