heel in Gujarati ગુજરાતી
heel in English
- heel ⇄ adj. heelless. english
- heel ⇄ adj. heellike. english
- heel ⇄ expr. at heel, near the heels; close behind.
Ex. Ruksh, his horse, followed him like a faithful hound at heel (Matthew Arnold).english
- heel ⇄ expr. at one's heels, close behind one.
Ex. The Hollanders are at our heels, in the race of naval power (Sir William Petty).english
- heel ⇄ expr. cool one's heels, (Informal.) to be kept waiting a long time.
Ex. passengers ... cooling their heels between delayed flights (Wall Street Journal).english
- heel ⇄ expr. dig in one's heels, to resist anything, especially change or pressure, by assuming a hard and fast attitude or policy.
Ex. The American delegation has dug in its heels. ... It won't budge (New York Times).english
- heel ⇄ expr. down at the heel (or heels),
a. with the heel of the shoes worn down.
Ex. Her shoes went down at the heel (Richard Barham).
b. (Figurative.) shabby; slovenly.
Ex. Thus the unhappy notary ran gradually down at the heel (Lonenglish
- heel ⇄ expr. drag one's heels, to act or move sluggishly or hesitantly; drag one's feet.
Ex. The agency dragged its heels during the 1940's in enforcing an antitrust ... decree against major oil companies (Wall Street Journal).english
- heel ⇄ expr. heel in, to cover the roots of (a plant) temporarily with soil.
Ex. To preserve the young plants during the winter they may be simply heeled in ... in the cellar (J. A. Warder).english
- heel ⇄ expr. kick one's heels,
a. to be kept waiting for a very long time.
Ex. ... to let your uncle kick his heels in your hall (Samuel Foote).
b. to wait impatiently.
Ex. I'll trouble him not to leave me here kicking my heels (Frederenglish
- heel ⇄ expr. kick up one's heels, to have a good time; celebrate.
Ex. Kick up your heels in the nightclubs that spill irresistible ... music into the velvet darkness of every evening (New Yorker).english
- heel ⇄ expr. lay by the heels, to put in prison or in stocks.
Ex. The lord chief justice ... will lay the undersheriff by the heels (Narcissus Luttrell).english
- heel ⇄ expr. on (or upon) one's heels, close behind.
Ex. Thus grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure (William Congreve).english
- heel ⇄ expr. out at (the) heels,
a. with the heel of the stocking or shoe worn through.
Ex. Some rich [men] ... go with their hose out at heels (Thomas Wilson).
b. (Figurative.) worn down; shabby; down at the heel.
Ex. ... my present senglish
- heel ⇄ expr. show a clean pair of heels, to run; run away.
Ex. The thief showed a clean pair of heels.english
- heel ⇄ expr. take to one's heels, to run away.
Ex. The rabble incontinently took to their heels (Washington Irving).english
- heel ⇄ expr. to heel,
a. near the heels; close behind.
Ex. ... the dogs, a spaniel and a retriever, keeping to heel (George Davies).
b. (Figurative.) under control.
Ex. The cadets at Polytechnique have been brought to heel with a sharpenglish
- heel ⇄ expr. turn on one's heel, to turn around quickly; turn away.
Ex. The insult made him so mad he turned on his heel and walked out.english
- heel ⇄ expr. under the heel (or heels) of, under the control of; in subjection to.
Ex. Nations must not perish under the heel or by the hand of those who refuse to honor their own agreements (Lyndon B. Johnson).english
- heel ⇄ heel (1), noun, verb. english
- heel ⇄ heel (2), verb, noun. english
- heel ⇄ heel (3), noun.
(Informal.) a hateful person.english
- heel ⇄ noun the act of heeling.
Ex. The sudden heel of the boat jerked him overboard.english
- heel ⇄ noun 1. the back part of a person's foot, below the ankle.
Ex. I have a blister on my heel from shoes that are too small.
2. the part of a stocking or shoe that covers the heel.
Ex. I walked so much in my stocking feet that I have a hoenglish
- heel ⇄ v.i. 1. to follow closely at a person's heels.
Ex. A well-trained dog heels at the command of his master.
2. to touch the ground or floor with the heel.english
- heel ⇄ v.i., v.t. to lean over to one side; tilt; tip.
Ex. The sailboat heeled as it turned.
(SYN) cant, careen, list.english
- heel ⇄ v.t. 1. to follow closely; run at the heels of.
2. to put a heel or heels on.
Ex. to heel a pair of shoes.
3. to perform (a dance) with the heels.
4. (Golf.) to strike (the ball) with the heel of the club.
5a. to arm (aenglish