atiptoe

adverb (or adjective) a·tip·toe \əˈ-\

Definition of atiptoe

  1. 1 :  on the tip of one's toes stood atiptoe by the terrace wall watching the barges — Anne Green

  2. 2 :  in a state of expectancy :  alert and expectant it was disquieting news and the ordinance … is atiptoeNation

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Origin and Etymology of atiptoe

1a- + tiptoe


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