- A kind of dagger with a slender, rounded, and pointed blade.
- A pointed instrument for making eyelet holes in embroidery.
- A beard trimmed into a pointed form.(Obs)"The very quack of fashions, the very he that Wears a stiletto on his chin." [Ford.]
Etymology: It., dim. of stilo a dagger, fr. L. stilus a pointed instrument. See Style for writing, and cf. Stylet