round-heeled

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round-heeled (comparative more round-heeled, superlative most round-heeled)

  1. Easily defeated; a pushover.
    • 1985, Ben J. Wattenberg, The good news is the bad news is wrong (page 254)
      Do we really need — or want — round-heeled labor unions? Or round-heeled government regulators? Or protectionism? We have done rather well with our open and adversarial way.
  2. Of lax morals; sluttish.

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