Definition of heelless in US English:



  • See heel

    • ‘By the early 19th century women dancers began to wear the new thin, heelless, satin ballet slipper, tied with ribbons around the ankle and stiffened at the toe by rows of darning.’
    • ‘This is not only a testimony to his fitness but a clear demonstration of the beneficial effects of running heelless.’
    • ‘For instance, the Prince in Swan Lake wears heelless character boots.’
    • ‘Under the overcoat, she wore a blue skirt and a white blouse and thick stockings and heelless black shoes.’