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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEELERS

His heelers got up against this line of sphinxes and fell back, done up.

The heelers were pretty savage, but that made no difference to him.

Every "boss" has what are termed "heelers," one function of whom is to buy votes and do other work in the interest of "reform."

Have you seen those pale ghosts of heelers flitting around by day and by night on bicycles?

They talked in undertones a minute and as Kerwin joined his heelers at the table Norse strode out of the room.

Tammany let its heelers build shanties in it to sell fish and dry-goods and such in.

Under no previous Boss had Tammany's heelers enjoyed such vast opportunities for "business."

I soon became on good terms with a number of the ordinary "heelers" and even some of the minor leaders.

It is inclosed with a railing which keeps off the spectators; none but the handlers and heelers being admitted withinside.

The fellow impersonated one of his heelers, took the civil-service examination in the heeler's name, and got the position for him.