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  1. heel(noun)

    the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation

  2. heel(noun)

    the back part of the human foot

  3. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel(noun)

    someone who is morally reprehensible

    "you dirty dog"

  4. heel(noun)

    one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread

  5. heel(noun)

    the lower end of a ship's mast

  6. heel(verb)

    (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft

  7. list, heel(verb)

    tilt to one side

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

  8. heel(verb)

    follow at the heels of a person

  9. heel(verb)

    perform with the heels

    "heel that dance"

  10. heel(verb)

    strike with the heel of the club

    "heel a golf ball"

  11. heel, reheel(verb)

    put a new heel on

    "heel shoes"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Heel(verb)

    to lean or tip to one side, as a ship; as, the ship heels aport; the boat heeled over when the squall struck it

  2. Heel(noun)

    the hinder part of the foot; sometimes, the whole foot; -- in man or quadrupeds

  3. Heel(noun)

    the hinder part of any covering for the foot, as of a shoe, sock, etc.; specif., a solid part projecting downward from the hinder part of the sole of a boot or shoe

  4. Heel(noun)

    the latter or remaining part of anything; the closing or concluding part

  5. Heel(noun)

    anything regarded as like a human heel in shape; a protuberance; a knob

  6. Heel(noun)

    the part of a thing corresponding in position to the human heel; the lower part, or part on which a thing rests

  7. Heel(noun)

    the after end of a ship's keel

  8. Heel(noun)

    the lower end of a mast, a boom, the bowsprit, the sternpost, etc

  9. Heel(noun)

    in a small arm, the corner of the but which is upwards in the firing position

  10. Heel(noun)

    the uppermost part of the blade of a sword, next to the hilt

  11. Heel(noun)

    the part of any tool next the tang or handle; as, the heel of a scythe

  12. Heel(noun)

    management by the heel, especially the spurred heel; as, the horse understands the heel well

  13. Heel(noun)

    the lower end of a timber in a frame, as a post or rafter. In the United States, specif., the obtuse angle of the lower end of a rafter set sloping

  14. Heel(noun)

    a cyma reversa; -- so called by workmen

  15. Heel(verb)

    to perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, and the like

  16. Heel(verb)

    to add a heel to; as, to heel a shoe

  17. Heel(verb)

    to arm with a gaff, as a cock for fighting

  18. Origin: [OE. hele, heele, AS. hla, perh. for hhila, fr. AS. hh heel (cf. Hough); but cf. D. hiel, OFries. heila, hla, Icel. hll, Dan. hl, Sw. hl, and L. calx. 12. Cf. Inculcate.]

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  1. Heel

    In human anatomy, the heel is the prominence at the posterior end of the foot. It is based on the projection of one bone, the calcaneus or heel bone, behind the articulation of the bones of the lower leg.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heel' in Nouns Frequency: #1854

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