HyperDic: heel

English > 11 senses of the word heel:
NOUNartifactheelthe bottom of a shoe or boot
bodyheelthe back part of the human foot
person heel, cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, houndsomeone who is morally reprehensible
foodheelone of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
artifactheelthe lower end of a ship's mast
artifactheel(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
VERBmotionheel, listtilt to one side
motionheelfollow at the heels of a person
creationheelperform with the heels
contactheelstrike with the heel of the club
changeheel, reheelput a new heel on
heel > pronunciation
Soundshhiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > heel: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation.
Part ofbootfootwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
shoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
PartsliftOne of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
NarrowerCuban heelA broad heel of medium height on women's shoes
French heelA fairly high narrow heel on women's shoes
spike heel, spike, stiletto heelA very high narrow heel on women's shoes
stacked heelA heel made of many layers of leather
wedge heel, wedgeA heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe
wineglass heelA heel on a woman's shoe in the shape of a wineglass
Broaderbottom, underside, undersurfaceThe lower side of anything
Spanishtacón, talón
Catalantacó, taló
Verbsheelperform with the heels
heelfollow at the heels of a person
English > heel: 11 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe back part of the human foot.
Part offoot, human foot, pesThe part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
PartsAchilles tendon, tendon of AchillesA large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf
Broaderskeletal structureAny structure created by the skeleton of an organism
Spanishcalcañal, calcañar, calcaño, talón
Catalanretaló, taló
Verbsheelperform with the heels
heelfollow at the heels of a person
English > heel: 11 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who is morally reprehensible.
Synonymscad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound
NarrowerperisherBounder
Broadervillain, scoundrelA wicked or evil person
Spanishcanalla, granuja, pillo, sinvergüenza, truhán
Catalanbarrut, murri, penques, pillet
English > heel: 11 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningOne of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread.
Part ofloaf of bread, loafA shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
Broaderend, terminalEither extremity of something that has length
English > heel: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningThe lower end of a ship's mast.
Broaderend, terminalEither extremity of something that has length
English > heel: 11 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaning(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft.
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
Part ofgolf-club head, club head, club-head, clubhead(golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
Spanishtalón
Verbsheelstrike with the heel of the club
English > heel: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtilt to one side.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "The balloon heeled over"
  • "the wind made the vessel heel"
Synonymlist
Broaderlean, tilt, tip, slant, angleTo incline or bend from a vertical position
Similar tolist, leanCause to lean to the side
English > heel: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningFollow at the heels of a person.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Broaderfollow, travel alongtravel along a certain course
Spanishtalonar
Catalantalonar
Nounsheelthe bottom of a shoe or boot
heelthe back part of the human foot
English > heel: 11 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningPerform with the heels.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"heel that dance"
CategorydanceAn artistic form of nonverbal communication
dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltationTaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Spanishtaconear
Nounsheelthe bottom of a shoe or boot
heelthe back part of the human foot
English > heel: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningstrike with the heel of the club.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"heel a golf ball"
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Spanishtaconear
Nounsheel(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
English > heel: 11 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningput a new heel on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"heel shoes"
Synonymreheel
Broaderrepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken

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