Pronunciation: (sti-let'ō), [key]
—n., pl. -tos, -toes,
—v., -toed, -to•ing.
1. a short dagger with a blade that is thick in proportion to its width.
2. a pointed instrument for making eyelet holes in needlework.
to stab or kill with a stiletto.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.