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on tiptoe

Definition of on tiptoe

  1. :  with one's toes touching the ground and one's heels raised up <She had to stand on tiptoe to reach the shelf.> <He walked on tiptoe to avoid waking the children.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the ends of the toes

  1. :  on or as if on tiptoe

  1. :  standing or walking on or as if on tiptoe

    :  cautious, stealthy

  1. :  to stand or raise oneself on tiptoe

    :  to walk or proceed quietly or cautiously on or as if on tiptoe

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