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cool one's heels

Definition of cool one's heels

informal

  1. :  to have to wait for someone or something <Passengers had no choice but to cool their heels when their flight was delayed yet again.>



Word by Word Definitions

coolplay
  1. :  moderately cold :  lacking in warmth

    :  marked by steady dispassionate calmness and self-control

    :  lacking ardor or friendliness

  1. :  to become cool :  lose heat or warmth

    :  to lose ardor or passion

    :  to make cool :  impart a feeling of coolness to

  1. :  a cool time, place, or situation

    :  absence of excitement or emotional involvement :  detachment

    :  poise, composure

  1. :  in a casual and nonchalant manner

heelplay heels
  1. :  the back of the human foot below the ankle and behind the arch

    :  the part of the hind limb of other vertebrates that is homologous with the human heel

    :  an anatomical structure suggestive of the human heel

  1. :  to furnish with a heel

    :  to supply especially with money

    :  to exert pressure on, propel, or strike with the heel

  1. :  to lean to one side :  tip

    :  to lean temporarily (as from the action of wind or waves) — compare list

    :  to cause (a boat) to heel

  1. :  a tilt (as of a boat) to one side

    :  the extent of such a tilt


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