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sling-back

[ sling-bak ]
/ ˈslɪŋˌbæk /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for sling-back

slingback
/ (ˈslɪŋˌbæk) /

noun
  1. a shoe with a strap instead of a full covering for the heel
  2. (as modifier)slingback shoes
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