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Its latter days were dreary, down-at-heel, and disreputable enough.

Seedy and down-at-heel, they lounge about the cafés and hotels frequented by English travellers.

The train was running over the malarial-looking sea-plain—past the down-at-heel palm trees, past the mosque-looking buildings.

She looked complacently down at her stubby little feet in their down-at-heel beaded slippers.

At that moment entered Félicien Garbure, a down-at-heel elderly man, who had been wont to sit at Paragot's table.


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On this page you'll find 234 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to down-at-heel, such as: humble, miserable, petty, vulgar, base, and common.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.