Definition of down at heel adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


down at heel

BrE BrE//ˌdaʊn ət ˈhiːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdaʊn ət ˈhiːl//
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looking less attractive and fashionable than before, usually because of a lack of money The town has become very down at heel. a down-at-heel hotel
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