stiletto

  • 1 Stiletto — bezeichnet: ein Stilett (italienisch)– reine Stichwaffe in Form eines Kurzschwertes mit einem Drei oder Vierkantprofil eine bestimmte Form eines Schuhabsatzes eine bestimmte Art von Damenschuh, siehe Pumps#Schuhmodellgruppe Pumps eine… …

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  • 2 stiletto — 1610s, short dagger with a thick blade, from It. stiletto, dim. of stilo dagger, from L. stilus pointed writing instrument (see STYLE (Cf. style)). Stiletto heel first attested 1953 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 stiletto — [sti let′ō] n. pl. stilettos or stilettoes [It, dim. of stilo, dagger < L stilus: see STYLE] 1. a small dagger, having a slender, tapering blade 2. a small, sharp pointed instrument used for making eyelet holes in cloth, etc. 3. chiefly Brit.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Stiletto — Sti*let to, n.; pl. {Stilettos}. [It., dim. of stilo a dagger, fr. L. stilus a pointed instrument. See {Style} for writing, and cf. {Stylet}.] 1. A kind of dagger with a slender, rounded, and pointed blade. [1913 Webster] 2. A pointed instrument… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Stiletto — Sti*let to, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stilettoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stilettoing}.] To stab or kill with a stiletto. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 stiletto — /sti let:o/ s.m. [dim. di stile, stilo ]. (arm.) [arma bianca con lama molto sottile e acuminata] ▶◀ (lett.) stile, stilo, [con lama ricurva] sica, [con lama stretta e a sezione triangolare] stocco. ‖ coltello, pugnale …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 7 stiletto — the knife and the high heeled shoe, has the plural form stilettos …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 stiletto — ► NOUN (pl. stilettos) 1) chiefly Brit. a thin, high tapering heel on a woman s shoe. 2) a short dagger with a tapering blade. 3) a sharp pointed tool for making eyelet holes. ORIGIN Italian, little dagger …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Stiletto — A stiletto is a short knife or dagger, with a long slender blade of various designs. This dagger is primarily a stabbing weapon, its narrow shape ending in a rigid pointed end allows it to penetrate deeply. It is not suited for cutting, even with …

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  • 10 Stiletto — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Stiletto peut désigner : Poignard à lame triangulaire très fine. Nom commun Un stiletto est un escarpin dont le talon fin dépasse 10 cm. Cinéma… …

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  • 11 stiletto — UK [stɪˈletəʊ] / US [stɪˈletoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms stiletto : singular stiletto plural stilettos or stilettoes 1) a) stiletto or stiletto heel a thin high heel on a woman s shoe b) a shoe that has a thin high heel 2) a small knife with a …

    English dictionary

  • 12 stiletto — 1. adjective Sharp and narrow like a stiletto. Her stiletto heels would cause damage if she ever stepped on someones foot with them. 2. noun a) A short sharp knife or dagger like weapon intended for stabbing. b) A rapier …

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  • 13 stiletto — /stəˈlɛtoʊ / (say stuh letoh) noun (plural stilettos) 1. a dagger having a narrow blade, thick in proportion to its width. 2. a small sharp pointed instrument for making eyelet holes in needlework. 3. → stiletto heel. 4. a shoe with a stiletto… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 stiletto — noun (plural tos or toes) Etymology: Italian, diminutive of stilo stylus, dagger, from Latin stilus stylus more at style Date: circa 1611 1. a slender dagger with a blade thick in proportion to its breadth 2. a pointed instrument for piercing… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 Stiletto — Stöckelschuh; High Heel * * * Sti|lẹt|to 〈m. 6〉 1. = Stilett 2. offener Damenschuh mit hohem, dünnem Absatz, Stöckelschuh [ital.] * * * Sti|lẹt|to, der; s, s [engl. stiletto, eigtl. = kleiner Dolch < ital. stiletto, ↑ Stilett]: Damenschuh… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 stiletto — sti|let|to [stıˈletəu US tou] n plural stilettos or stilettoes [Date: 1600 1700; : Italian; Origin: stilo knife , from Latin stilus; STYLE1] 1.) also stiletto heel [ˈ] a woman s …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 stiletto — sti|let|to [ stı letou ] (plural sti|let|tos or sti|let|toes) noun count 1. ) a small knife with a thin blade 2. ) stiletto or stiletto heel a thin high heel on a woman s shoe a ) a shoe that has a thin high heel …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 stiletto — stilettolike, adj. /sti let oh/, n., pl. stilettos, stilettoes, v., stilettoed, stilettoing. n. 1. a short dagger with a blade that is thick in proportion to its width. 2. a pointed instrument for making eyelet holes in needlework. v.t. 3. to… …

    Universalium

  • 19 stiletto — noun Stiletto is used before these nouns: ↑heel …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 stiletto — sti·lét·to s.m. CO arma bianca simile a un pugnale con lama molto sottile e acuminata: stiletto indiano con manico finemente intarsiato Sinonimi: 1stilo. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: av. 1571. ETIMO: der. di 1stilo con etto …

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