A high heel on women's shoes that is thinner than a spike heel.
(plural stiletto heels)
- A heel of a shoe that is very high and narrow, at least 10 centimeters (4 inches.)
Variant of stiletto
nounpl. stilettos or stilettoes
- a small dagger, having a slender, tapering blade
- a small, sharp-pointed instrument used for making eyelet holes in cloth, etc.
- Chiefly Brit. spike heelin full stiletto heel
Origin of stilettoItalian diminutive of stilo, dagger ; from Classical Latin stilus: see style