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Noun: heeler  hee-lu(r)
  1. [N. Amer] A politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    - machine politician, ward-heeler [N. Amer, informal], political hack, hack
  2. A person or machine that heels shoes

Sounds like: he

Derived forms: heelers

Type of: pol [N. Amer, informal], political leader, politician, politico [informal], pollie [Austral, informal], polly [Austral, informal]

Encyclopedia: Heeler