also heehaw, first recorded 1815 (as Hiu Haw), probably imitative of sound of donkey’s bray (cf. French hinham). As “a loud laugh” from 1843.
[heel-uh n-toh] /ˈhil ənˈtoʊ/ adjective 1. noting a pace, as in walking contests, in which the heel of the front foot touches ground before the toes of the rear one leave it. adjective 1. of or denoting a style of walking in which the heel of the front foot touches the ground before the toes […]
- Heel-and-toe racing
noun 1. .
[heel-bawl] /ˈhilˌbɔl/ noun 1. a substance composed of lampblack and wax used for making rubbings or for polishing shoes. /ˈhiːlˌbɔːl/ noun 1.
- Heel bar
noun 1. a small shop or a counter in a department store where shoes are mended while the customer waits