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Meaning of STILETTO

Pronunciation:  sti'letow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small dagger with a tapered blade
 

STILETTO is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: dagger, sticker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    2. A pointed instrument for making eyelet holes in
       embroidery.
    
    3. A beard trimmed into a pointed form. [Obs.]
    
             The very quack of fashions, the very he that Wears a
             stiletto on his chin.                 --Ford.
    
    
  2. \Sti*let"to\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stilettoed}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Stilettoing}.]
    To stab or kill with a stiletto. --Bacon.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing or wearing stilettos in your dream means sexuality and domination.
 

 

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