Kick your heels - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
kick your heels
kick (one's) heels
To have to idly spend a long amount of time waiting. Whenever I have a package delivered, I always end up kicking my heels at home waiting for it to arrive. Sorry to have you kicking your heels for so long—the doctor is ready to see you now.
kick your heels BRITISH or
cool your heels
COMMON If you kick your heels or cool your heels, you wait somewhere with nothing to do. I was left to kick my heels for forty-five minutes on my own waiting for other heads of government to turn up. A team of 60 UN weapons inspectors and aides have been cooling their heels in Bahrain for almost a week.
kick your ˈheels (British English, informal) have nothing to do while you are waiting for something: I’ve been kicking my heels here for an hour, waiting for the passport office to open.
References in periodicals archive
Well, it is National Pet Month, so the only thing to do is kick your heels
up and feel the wind in your ears, right?
"It's toughest when you're walking down stairs, so kick your heels
out a little at every step so they don't drag," Bella spills.
EVER had to kick your heels
off and drive barefoot because it's too hard to work the pedals?