a very high heel that tapers to a narrow base, used on women's shoes.
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Origin of spike heel
First recorded in 1925–30
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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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