cooled one's heels


past tense of cool one's heels
as in waited
to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something They cooled their heels at the table for almost half an hour before the waiter appeared.

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“Cooled one's heels.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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