cools one's heels


present tense third-person singular of cool one's heels
as in waits
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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“Cools one's heels.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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