- 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.
- having such a strap or sling: sling-back pumps.
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- a shoe with a strap instead of a full covering for the heel
- (as modifier)slingback shoes
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