noun (plural flatties)• informal
- 1A flat-heeled shoe.More example sentences
- After so many seasons of crippling stilettos, the flattie fights back.
- The heels have also worn down so far the shoes have become flatties, instead of the fashionable high heels they once were.
- However young and crazed by ‘vintage’, no one will be going out wearing square-toed flatties with space-age mini dresses, that's a given.
- 2A flatfish.More example sentences
- It usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes to get one of these big flatties to give in and move off the seabed.
- On the other hand, don't wait forever as you don't want the little flatties to swallow the hook.
- Plenty of interest in the day, and night divers can expect to encounter flatties, including the occasional ray, octopus, small cuttlefish and lobster.
- 4 • dated A police officer.[ late 19th century: informal abbreviation of flatfoot]