heel

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Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
heel

Plural
heels

A man's heel
The heel on this shoe is clear
  1. A part of the foot at the back where it becomes the leg.
    I have a large heel.
  2. The part of a shoe that supports the foot's heel.

Related words and phrases[change]


Verb[change]

Plain form
heel

Third-person singular
heels

Past tense
heeled

Past participle
heeled

Present participle
heeling

  1. To follow someone closely at their heels.


Parts of the foot (edit)

arch - back or top - ball - heel - instep - nail or toenail - sole - toe

Nearby parts: ankle - calf