Synonyms of 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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Definition and meaning of heel (Dictionary)