Definition of winkle-picker in English:


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British informal
  • A shoe with a long pointed toe, popular in the 1950s.
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    • Like many young people I ignored advice not to wear winkle-pickers, stilettoes and high platforms, and boy am I paying for it.
    • The tiniest kitten heels in the world, and toes like winkle-pickers.
    • If you were a mod you had to wear winkle-pickers.

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