Synonyms for heel


1. heel, bottom, underside, undersurface
usage: the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
2. heel, skeletal structure
usage: the back part of the human foot
3. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel, villain, scoundrel
usage: someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
4. heel, end, terminal
usage: one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
5. heel, end, terminal
usage: the lower end of a ship's mast
6. heel, part, portion
usage: (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft


1. list, heel, lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle
usage: tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard"
2. heel, follow, travel along
usage: follow at the heels of a person
3. heel, dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
usage: perform with the heels; "heel that dance"
4. heel, hit
usage: strike with the heel of the club; "heel a golf ball"
5. heel, reheel, repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
usage: put a new heel on; "heel shoes"
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