nounpl. -·tos or -·toes
- a small dagger, having a slender, tapering blade
- a small, sharp-pointed instrument used for making eyelet holes in cloth, etc.
- a high, very thin heel on a woman's shoein full stiletto heel
Origin of stilettoIt, diminutive of stilo, dagger from Classical Latin stilus: see style
transitive verb-·toed, -·to·ing