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down-at-the-heels

adjective
variants: or down-at-heel also down-at-the-heel or down-at-heels

Synonyms & Antonyms of down-at-the-heels

showing signs of advanced wear and tear and neglect
  • the stately mansion where he lives now is a far cry from the down-at-the-heels triple-decker in which he grew up

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The first known use of down-at-the-heels was in 1856

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down-and-outs

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“Down-at-the-heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/down-at-the-heels. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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