heel-and-toe

adjective
\ ˌhēl-ən-ˈtō How to pronounce heel-and-toe (audio) \

Definition of heel-and-toe

: marked by a stride in which the heel of one foot touches the ground before the toe of the other foot leaves it heel-and-toe walking

First Known Use of heel-and-toe

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Heel-and-toe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heel-and-toe. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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