Tar HeelTar Heel
A native or resident of North Carolina.
Origin of Tar HeelPerhaps from the tar that was once a major product of the state.
(plural Tar Heels)
- A native or resident of the American state of North Carolina.
- I'm a Tar Heel born / I'm a Tar Heel bred / And when I die / I'm a Tar Heel dead.
- A player on a sports team representing the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Michael Jordan is one of many Tar Heel basketball standouts
- A student or alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- A fan of the University of North Carolina athletic teams