Synonyms and Antonyms for achilles-heel

1. Achilles (n.)

a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

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2. heel (n.)

the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation

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3. heel (n.)

the back part of the human foot

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4. heel (v.)

tilt to one side

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5. heel (v.)

put a new heel on

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6. heel (v.)

perform with the heels

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7. heel (n.)

the lower end of a ship's mast

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8. heel (v.)

strike with the heel of the club

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9. heel (n.)

(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft

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10. heel (v.)

follow at the heels of a person

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