1. [ noun ] (clothing) the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground
Related terms: bottom stacked_heel wedge_heel spike_heel Cuban_heel French_heel wineglass_heel footwear lift
2. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the back part of the human foot
Related terms: skeletal_structure foot Achilles_tendon
3. [ verb ] follow at the heels of a person
Related terms: follow
4. [ verb ] put a new heel on
Synonyms: reheel

"heel shoes"

Related terms: repair counter
5. [ noun ] someone who is morally reprehensible
Synonyms: hound bounder dog blackguard cad

"you dirty dog"

Related terms: villain perisher
6. [ verb ] tilt to one side
Synonyms: list

"The balloon heeled over" "the wind made the vessel heel" "The ship listed to starboard"

Related terms: lean lean tilt
7. [ verb ] (dance) perform with the heels, of a dance
Related terms: dance dancing
8. [ noun ] (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
Related terms: part golfclub_head golf
9. [ noun ] the lower end of a ship's mast
Related terms: end
10. [ noun ] one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
Related terms: end loaf_of_bread
11. [ verb ] (golf) strike with the heel of the club, of golf balls
Related terms: hit golf
12. [ noun ] (clothing) the piece of leather that fits the heel
Synonyms: counter
Related terms: piece_of_leather shoe
Similar spelling:   Hel