down-at-heels

adjective see down-at-the-heels

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • down-at-heels — • down at heel • down at the heel • down at the heels adj Poorly kept up or dressed shabby; not neat; sloppy. John is always down at the heels, but his sister is always very neat. Old houses sometimes look down at the heel …   Словарь американских идиом

  • down-at-heels — adjective see down at heel …   Useful english dictionary

  • down-at-heel — /down euht heel /, adj. of a shabby, run down appearance; seedy: He is rapidly becoming a down at heel drifter and a drunk. Also, down at the heel, down at heels, down at the heels. [1695 1705] * * * …   Universalium

  • down-at-the-heels — or down at heel; also down at the heel or down at heels adjective Date: 1732 shabby …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • down — 1 /daUn/ adverb 1 from above towards a lower place or position: David bent down to tie his shoelace. | The sun beat down on their heads all day long. 2 at a lower place or position than usual: You can t cross here, the bridge is down. 3 at or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • down-at-the-heels — • down at heel • down at the heel • down at the heels adj Poorly kept up or dressed shabby; not neat; sloppy. John is always down at the heels, but his sister is always very neat. Old houses sometimes look down at the heel …   Словарь американских идиом

  • down-at-heel — • down at heel • down at the heel • down at the heels adj Poorly kept up or dressed shabby; not neat; sloppy. John is always down at the heels, but his sister is always very neat. Old houses sometimes look down at the heel …   Словарь американских идиом

  • down-at-the-heel — • down at heel • down at the heel • down at the heels adj Poorly kept up or dressed shabby; not neat; sloppy. John is always down at the heels, but his sister is always very neat. Old houses sometimes look down at the heel …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Down on the Upside — Studio album by Soundgarden Released May 21, 1996 …   Wikipedia

  • heels o'er gowdy — (Scot) or heels over head (archaic) Upside down • • • Main Entry: ↑heel …   Useful english dictionary


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