heel heel  /ˈhil/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
  2. (n) the back part of the human foot
  3. (n) someone who is morally reprehensible
  4. (n) one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
  5. (n) the lower end of a ship's mast
  6. (n) (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
  7. (v) tilt to one side
  8. (v) follow at the heels of a person
  9. (v) perform with the heels
  10. (v) strike with the heel of the club
  11. (v) put a new heel on

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The new high-heel wearer soon learns what most women already know: heels may look good, but they are not easy to wearat least initially.
  2. High heels pitch the body forward, so that walking becomes more like controlled falling and maintaining a healthy heel-to-toe stride is difficult.
  3. If Teamsters' Boss Jimmy Hoffa has an Achilles' heel, the Justice Department has yet to find it.

News

  1. Heel Stabbing Suspect Claims Self-Defense

    A Houston woman charged with murder for stabbing a University of Houston professor to death with a stiletto heel said she acted in self-defense.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. In heel stabbing, woman claims self-defense

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto high heel told police she was trying to protect herself. Houston police say 44-yearold Ana Lilia Trujillo told investigators the man was attacking her and she acted in self-defense. read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  3. Stiletto Heel Stabbing Kills Boyfriend In Texas

    A stiletto heel stabbing left a boyfriend dead. The police were alerted to an assault in progress on the 18th floor of The Parklane building in Houston at about 3:50 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived, police found the victim of the stiletto heel stabbing lying on the floor of the luxury high rise condominium’s apartment. Ana Trujillo, [...] Stiletto Heel Stabbing Kills Boyfriend In Texas is a post ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

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Quotes

  1. "Something happened a long time ago in Haiti," Robertson said. "People might not want to talk about it. They were under the heel of the French, uh, you know, Napoleon the third and whatever . . . and they got together and swore a pact to the...
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Pat Robertson Source: Politics Daily (blog)

  2. "I'm having acute pain in my left heel that flared up last week," Davydenko said. "I've had painkillers even today, and the doctors here in Chennai have tried some therapy for a few days, but I now need to fix this before playing any more...
    on Jan 7, 2009 By: Nikolay Davydenko Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "That is a typical Steve play," Delhomme said. "Instead of his heel touching, it stayed up. You grin and laugh and you're glad he's on our side."
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Jake Delhomme Source: USA Today

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