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- n. trainers with one or more wheel fitted to the heel thus allowing the wearer to walk normally then skate by shifting the weight to the rear
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And it took most of the day (minus a trip to the supermarket where the kids were remarkably well behaved and Sarah didn't kill anyone while wearing her heelies ...).
Look out for kids on heelies flying up and down the grocery aisles.
Spring for a new pair of those hot shoes and you may end up footing the bill from the E.R. The trouble with the heelies.
And then, a bit older, those other sneakers-wheelies? heelies?
Man predicts the popularity of heelies in 1910 among other things …
Dr. Scholl’s insoles and heelies and even the most torturous looking stiletto’s become manageable.