heel·​tap ˈhēl-ˌtap How to pronounce heeltap (audio)
: a small quantity of alcoholic beverage remaining (as in a glass after drinking)

Word History

First Known Use

1780, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heeltap was in 1780

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Cite this Entry

“Heeltap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heeltap. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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