down-at-the-heels

adjective
variants: or down-at-heel or less commonly down-at-the-heel or down-at-heels

Definition of down-at-the-heels

: shabby

First Known Use of down-at-the-heels

1732

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

down-at-the-heels

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

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


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