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high heels

plural noun /ˈhɑɪ ˈhilz/ ( also high-heeled shoes,  /ˈhɑɪˌhild ˈʃuz/)
shoes usually worn by women that have a very tall piece on the bottom that lifts the back of the foot higher than the front
Translations of “high heels”
in Korean 하이힐…
in Arabic كَعب عال…
in Portuguese sapato alto…
in Catalan sabates de taló…
in Japanese ハイヒール…
in Italian tacchi alti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高跟鞋…
in Russian туфли на высоких каблуках…
in Turkish yüksek topuklu ayakkabı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高跟鞋…
in Polish wysokie obcasy…
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