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Line breaks: flat|form
Pronunciation: /ˈflatfɔːm

Definition of flatform in English:


A flat shoe with a high, thick sole: a pair of tan flatforms [as modifier]: flatform shoes
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  • But if you must wear a flatform, avoid an over-long trouser or skirt, because you will look as though you are on castors.
  • I think the flatform is a shoe exclusively for the young.
  • Bright blues have also hit the runways through flatform heels and clutches.


early 21st century: blend of flat1 and platform.

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