at someone's heels

Definition of at someone's heels

  1. :  following someone very closely The dog was right at my heels. He once had a big lead in the campaign, but now the other candidates are at his heels.

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

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 similar in structure to the human heel

    :  an anatomical structure suggestive of the human heel

  1. :  to furnish (as a boot) with a solid attachment forming the part of the sole that is under the back of the foot :  to attach a heel (see 1heel 4b) to

    :  to supply especially with money or information

    :  to exert pressure on, propel, or strike (someone or something) with the back part of the foot

  1. :  to lean to one side :  tip

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

    :  to cause (a boat) tolean to one side

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

    :  the extent of such a tilt


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