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heel1 US English

The back part of the foot below the ankle

heel2 US English

(Of a boat or ship) be tilted temporarily by the pressure of wind or by an uneven distribution of weight on board

heel3 US English

Set a plant in the ground and cover its roots

heel1 US Thesaurus

shoes with low heels

heel2 US Thesaurus

the ship heeled to starboard

heel something in in heel3 US English

Set a plant in the ground and cover its roots

at heel US English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

back-heel US English

Kick (something) backwards with the heel

heel bar US English

A small shop or stall where shoes are repaired, especially while the customer waits

heel bone US English

The calcaneus

Cuban heel US English

A moderately high, straight-sided heel on a shoe or boot

french heel US English

A high, curved heel on a woman’s shoe

kitten heel US English

A type of curvy heel, typically between 1 and 2 inches in height

spike heel US English

A high tapering heel on a woman’s shoe

Achilles heel US English

A weakness or vulnerable point

Achilles heel US Thesaurus

hardware support has traditionally been something of an Achilles heel for the operating system

down at heel US English

(Of a shoe) with the heel worn down

at heel in heel1 US English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

down-at-heel US Thesaurus

the resort looks down-at-the-heels

Tar Heel State US English

A nickname for the state of North Carolina.

turn on one's heel US English

Turn sharply around

under the heel of US English

Dominated or controlled by

bring someone to heel US English

Bring someone under control

down-at-the-heel(s) US Thesaurus

the resort looks down-at-the-heels

high heels US English

Women’s shoes with tall, thin heels

down at heel in heel1 US English

(Of a shoe) with the heel worn down

at or to heel in heel1 US English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

stiletto heel in stiletto US English

A thin, high, tapering heel on a woman’s shoe

bring someone to heel in heel1 US English

Bring someone under control

turn on one's heel in heel1 US English

Turn sharply around

under the heel of in heel1 US English

Dominated or controlled by

down-at-the-heels US English

Showing signs of neglect and deterioration; shabby

down-at-heel in down-at-the-heels US English

Showing signs of neglect and deterioration; shabby

down-at-the-heel in down-at-the-heels US English

Showing signs of neglect and deterioration; shabby