wedge heel


wedge heel
a heel formed by a roughly triangular or wedgelike piece that extends from the front or middle to the back of the sole, used on women's shoes.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • wedge heel — noun a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑wedge • Hypernyms: ↑heel • Part Holonyms: ↑wedgie * * * noun : a heel extending from the back of the shoe to the front …   Useful english dictionary

  • wedge heel — /wɛdʒ ˈhil/ (say wej heel) noun a solid wedge shaped piece on the sole of a woman s shoe, deepest at the back and tapering to nothing at the front …   Australian English dictionary

  • wedge heels — also wedg|es [ˈwedʒız] n [plural] shoes worn by women, with high heels that are a solid block from the front of the shoe to the back > wedge heel adj [only before noun] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wedge — wedgelike, adj. /wej/, n., v., wedged, wedging. n. 1. a piece of hard material with two principal faces meeting in a sharply acute angle, for raising, holding, or splitting objects by applying a pounding or driving force, as from a hammer. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • wedge — [[t]wɛdʒ[/t]] n. v. wedged, wedg•ing 1) a piece of hard material with two principal faces meeting in a sharply acute angle, for raising, holding, or splitting objects by applying a pounding or driving force Compare machine 2), b) 2) a piece of… …   From formal English to slang

  • wedge — /wɛdʒ / (say wej) noun 1. a device (one of the so called simple machines) consisting of a piece of hard material with two principal faces meeting in a sharply acute angle. 2. a piece of anything of this shape: a wedge of pie; a cheese wedge. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wedge boots — or wedgies are boots with a sole in the form of a wedge so that one piece of material, normally rubber, serves as both the sole and the heel. Wedge boots are more common for women and often have a sole that is much thicker at the back than the… …   Wikipedia

  • Heel lifts — or height insoles (shoe lifts in the U.K.) are a wedge shaped shoe insert which fits in the heel portion of a shoe, with the purpose of adding elevation under one or both feet for therapeutic purposes.Heel lifts are commonly used as therapy for… …   Wikipedia

  • wedge — ► NOUN 1) a piece of wood, metal, etc. with a thick end that tapers to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them. 2) a wedge shaped thing or piece. 3) a golf club with a low, angled face for… …   English terms dictionary


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