from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having tall heels.
  • adj. Wearing high heels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made with or having high heels: as, high-heeled shoes.


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  • All of them were high-heeled beige step-in sandals.

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  • Her fur-collared suit was clearly expensive, as were her high-heeled leather boots.

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  • The short flowered dress and the high-heeled sandals she was wearing when she arrived in the park that day were identical to the clothing worn by the kidnapper.

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  • Fifteen minutes later she was on the street, a tall, slender young woman of thirty-two, dressed in a black fur-collared suit and high-heeled boots, wearing dark sunglasses, her designer shoulder bag in hand, her auburn hair blowing across her shoulders as she stepped down from the curb to hail a cab.

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  • They were sparkly gold plastic high-heeled mules, with little pink poofs on the toes.

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  • I can picture Kim, her snug stretch jeans tucked into high-heeled cowboy boots, a long plaid work shirt open at the neck, reassuring Aunt Harriet, whom she knew worried about her, that she was going to start school again in the fall and that she was doing fine.

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  • Sometimes for days on end you find yourself crying in the middle of a cab ride, or on the subway, or tearing up when your young son has made you laugh by putting on your high-heeled shoes and walking across the living room floor.

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  • Make your pumps, boots or high-heeled sandals sizzle in purple suede or bronze patent.

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  • Instead of religious iconology, Cartier-Bresson finds playful expression in the Surrealistic image of a pair of high-heeled shoes shaped like a heart.

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  • Your art is a comfort blanket for the fashionably thick, cushioned insoles for high-heeled shoes.

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