Thesaurus

Achilles' heel


Achilles' heel

noun

Definition of ACHILLES' HEEL

a vulnerable point <the food supply proved to be the nation's Achilles' heel in its defense against terrorist attacks>

March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears