show heels

show (one's) heels

To flee or run away. The youths showed their heels when they heard the police officers approaching.
See also: heel, show
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

show (one's) heels

To depart from quickly; flee.
See also: heel, show
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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