Definition of kitten heel in English:

kitten heel


  • A type of curvy heel, typically between 1 and 2 inches in height.

    ‘The kitten heel offers both feminine grace and womanly comfort, as do ballet flats.’
    • ‘Heels range from lofty stiletto to non existent, but kitten heels and flat mules appear to be the most popular.’
    • ‘Let us examine the evidence: on Monday it was leopard-print pumps; on Sunday she was photographed wearing a rather improbable pair of pink-and-black kitten heels.’
    • ‘She arrived looking stunning in flared black linen trousers, kitten heels and a risqué décolletage.’
    • ‘If you're clever, you are not expected to wear a figure-hugging dress and kitten heels.’
    wedge, wedge heel, stiletto, stiletto heel, platform heel, spike heel, Cuban heel, kitten heel, Louis heel, stacked heel