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heeled

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adjective

provided with a heel or heels.
provided with money; flush or wealthy (usually used in combination): one of the best-heeled families in town.
Slang. armed, especially with a gun.

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Origin of heeled

First recorded in 1555–65; heel1 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM heeled

un·heeled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for heeled

heeled
/ (hiːld) /

adjective

  1. having a heel or heels
  2. (in combination)high-heeled
well-heeled wealthy
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