round-heeled

round-heeled

 (round′hēld′)
adj. Derogatory
Sexually promiscuous. Used of a woman.

[From roundheels, a boxer who is easy to knock out, from the image of a promiscuous woman frequently being on her back.]

round′heel′ n.
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