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  • adj. Without a heel. Shoes that have a flat sole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without a heel.


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  • They all wore a kind of heelless velvet slipper, very common as a dress shoe in the Philippines, or high-heeled patent leather shoes with neatly fitting black stockings.

    An Epoch in History

  • Suddenly the French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy wafted in, dressed in black and trailing a cloud of cologne and his mistress, Daphne Guinness, who was wearing a revealing black cat suit and heelless Alexander McQueen platform shoes...

    Beth Arnold: Letter From Paris: The Face of Dominique Strauss-Kahn

  • In the Zarbia souk men in flowing jalabas hawk carpets, pouffes, babouches the popular heelless leather slippers and brocades.

    Richard Bangs: Why Would Anyone Bomb Jemaa El F'na Square in Marrakesh?

  • Beside this table, on the wooden chair, sat Dr. Grimesby Roylott clad in a long gray dressing-gown, his bare ankles protruding beneath, and his feet thrust into red heelless Turkish slippers.

    Sole Music

  • His vocab. word yesterday was "moccasin" (no idea why), which is technically a 'heelless slipper made of comfy leather'.

    this won't hurt a bit

  • For instance, Mr. Koda saw Mr. Blahnik's heelless "Bhutan" pump from spring/summer 2006 as a subtle homage to footwear designer Roger Vivier, as well as a nod to the "Lotus" shoe used in Chinese foot-binding.

    Where Everyone's a Fashion Critic

  • The old peer took several somewhat hampered steps, and she noticed that his red slippers were heelless.

    The Silver Spoon

  • And on her feet she had heelless sandals of plaited strips of leather, from Colombo.


  • So she went away, the heelless slippers flipping up to her naked heels.

    The Captain's Doll

  • One of his boots was patched, and both were all but heelless.

    New Grub Street


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