- the back part of the human foot below the ankle.；the back part of the foot in vertebrate animals.
- fit or renew a heel on (a shoe or boot)；(of a dog) follow closely behind its owner
- a command to a dog to walk close behind its owner.
verb: heel, 3rd person present: heels, gerund or present participle: heeling, past tense: heeled, past participle: heeled
noun: heel, plural noun: heels
- 1. the back part of the human foot below the ankle.
- ▪ the back part of the foot in vertebrate animals.
- ▪ the part of a shoe or boot supporting the heel shoes with low heels 同義詞
- ▪ the part of a sock covering the heel.
- ▪ high-heeled shoes.
- 2. the part of the palm of the hand next to the wrist he rubbed the heel of his hand against the window
- 3. the end of a violin bow at which it is held.
- ▪ the part of the head of a golf club nearest the shaft.
- ▪ a piece of the main stem of a plant left attached to the base of a cutting.
- ▪ a crusty end of a loaf of bread, or the rind of a cheese. 同義詞
- 4. informal, dated an inconsiderate or untrustworthy person what kind of a heel do you think I am?
- ▪ (in professional wrestling) a wrestler who adopts a mean or unsympathetic persona in the ring he played the perfect wrestling heel, arrogant, overly aggressive, yet the first to run away when the odds are not in his favor
- 1. fit or renew a heel on (a shoe or boot) they were soling and heeling heavy working boots
- 2. (of a dog) follow closely behind its owner these dogs are born with the instinctive urge to heel
- 3. strike (the ball) with the heel of the club.
- 4. touch the ground with the heel when dancing they got into lines and began to heel, toe, and then jump together
- 1. a command to a dog to walk close behind its owner.