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spike heel

[ spahyk-heel ]
/ ˈspaɪk ˈhil /
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noun
a very high heel that tapers to a narrow base, used on women's shoes, sandals, and boots.
a shoe, sandal, or boot with such a heel.
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Also called sti·let·to heel [sti-let-oh heel]; /stɪˈlɛt oʊ ˈhil/; sti·let·to .

Origin of spike heel

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for spike heel

spike heel

noun
a very high heel on a woman's shoe, tapering to a very narrow tipOften shortened to: spike Also called (esp Brit): stiletto, stiletto heel
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