Cuban heel
noun Etymology: Cuba, West Indies Date: 1908 a broad medium-high heel with a moderately curved back

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cuban heel — may refer to: Stocking with a heel made with folded over and sewn reinforcement High heeled footwear Men Heel (shoe) Male See also: Beatle boots This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Cuban heel — n. a heel of medium height and width used on some types of women s shoes …   English World dictionary

  • Cuban heel — noun a broad heel of medium height on women s shoes • Hypernyms: ↑heel * * * ˌCuban ˈheel 7 [Cuban heel] noun a fairly high heel on a boot or shoe, with straight sides …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuban heel — noun a) A relatively low style of high heel shoes, characterised by a slightly tapered back and a straight front. b) A type of heel used for mens boots similar to the heel on cowboy boots …   Wiktionary

  • Cuban heel — Cu′ban heel′ n. clo a broad heel of medium height, slightly tapered at the back • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Cuban heel — /kjubən ˈhil/ (say kyoohbuhn heel) noun a high, uncurved heel on a boot or shoe …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cuban heel — a broad heel of medium height, straight in front and slightly tapered toward the bottom in the rear, used on women s shoes. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cuban heel — n. moderately high and wide heel used on women s shoes and boots …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cuban heel — noun a moderately high straight sided heel on a shoe or boot …   English new terms dictionary

  • cuban — heel (broad based heel used on women’s shoes) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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