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  Definition of heel
  1. the piece of leather that fits the heel
  2. the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground
  3. (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
  4. the lower end of a ship''s mast
  5. the back part of the human foot
  6. one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
  7. someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
  8. put a new heel on; "heel shoes"
  9. strike with the heel of the club; "heel a golf ball"
  10. perform with the heels; "heel that dance"
  11. follow at the heels of a person
  12. tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard"
Similar Words: counter, cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, reheel, list

 

Hyponyms: Cuban heel, French heel, spike heel, stiletto heel, stacked heel, wedge heel, wedge, wineglass heel, perisher

 

Grouped Verbs: list, lean

 

Part Meronyms: shoe, footwear, footgear, golf-club head, club head, club-head, clubhead, foot, human foot, pes, loaf of bread, loaf

 

Derivational Morphology: reheel, counter, tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning

 

Anagrams: hell, Hell

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: peta   Catalan: taló  
Chinese: 腳跟   Croatian: peta  
Danish: hæl   Dutch: hiel  
Finnish: kanta   French: talon  
German: Ferse   Greek: φτέρνα  
Hindi: एड़ी   Icelandic: hæll  
Indonesian: tumit   Interlingua: calce  
Italian: tallone   Japanese:  
Korean: 발뒤꿈치   Latin: calx  
Polish: pięta   Portuguese: calcanhar  
Russian: пятка   Slovene: peta  
Spanish: talón   Swahili: kisigino  
Swedish: häl  
 
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