Kitten-heel definition

A short, thin, curved heel on women's shoes.
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A short, slender heel on a woman's shoe or sandal.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kitten-heel
Plural:
kitten-heels

Origin of kitten-heel

  • Probably from the fact that such heels were originally considered more appropriate than higher heels for girls and young women

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition