Meaning of HEEL in English


n. 25B6; noun

shoes with low heels : heel piece; wedge, stiletto.

the heel of a loaf : TAIL END, end, crust, remnant, remainder, remains.

(informal, dated) you're such a heel : SCOUNDREL, rogue, rascal, reprobate, miscreant; informal beast, rat, louse, swine, snake, scumbag, stinker; Brit. informal, dated rotter, bounder, blighter; dated cad, blackguard.

25A0; take to one's heels RUN AWAY, run off, make a run for it, take flight, take off, make a break for it, flee, make one's getaway, escape; informal beat it, clear off, vamoose, skedaddle, split, cut and run, leg it, hotfoot it, show a clean pair of heels, scram; Brit. informal do a runner, scarper, do a bunk; N. Amer. informal light out, bug out; Austral. informal shoot through.

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