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tip·toe / ˈtipˌtō/ • v. (-toes , -toed, -toe·ing) [intr.] walk quietly and carefully with one's heels raised and one's weight on the balls of the feet: Liz tiptoed out of the room. PHRASES: on tiptoe (or tiptoes) (also on one's tiptoes) with one's heels raised and one's weight on the balls of the feet, esp. in order to move quietly or make oneself taller: Jane stood on tiptoe to kiss him the children danced on their tiptoes.

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tiptoe

tiptoe (pl.) the tips of the toes. XIV; adv. XVI. f. TIP1 + TOE.

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tiptoe

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