down–at–the–heels

adjective

Definition of down–at–the–heels

  1. :  shabby

1732

First Known Use of down–at–the–heels

1732

Variants of down–at–the–heels

or

down–at–heel

less commonly

down–at–the–heel

or

down–at–heels


DOWN–AT–THE–HEELS Defined for English Language Learners

down–at–the–heels

adjective

Definition of down–at–the–heels for English Language Learners

  • : looking or seeming cheap or poor and dirty or worn


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