little toe


Definition of little toe 

: the outermost and smallest digit of the foot

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Teeny tiny baby feet Jenner fawned over her daughter's little toes in an adorable video of her tiny baby feet. Megan Decker, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Definitive Timeline of Every Photo of Stormi Webster Posted Since She Was Born," 2 Apr. 2018 Then drive your big toe into the ground while lifting your little toes and hold for one second. Christine Yu, Outside Online, "Don't Forget to Strengthen Your Feet," 10 Apr. 2018 After tests, Barcelona later explained that the 29-year-old had suffered a fracture of the fifth phalanx of his right foot, in other words his right little toe, and will be out for around three weeks., "Barcelona's Sergio Busquets Breaks Toe, Doubtful for UCL Quarterfinals," 15 Mar. 2018 Here the women, after a difficult maneuver, repeatedly do a little toe tap on the floor behind them. Emily Witt, The New Yorker, "Happy Hundredth, Jerome Robbins," 9 Mar. 2018 While sitting at the counter, the Dude and Walter debate the contents of a package sent to the Big Lebowski: a little toe painted with green nail polish, supposedly belonging to Lebowski’s young, kidnapped wife, Bunny (Tara Reid). Jared Cowan, Los Angeles Magazine, "The Big Lebowski’s Most Memorable L.A. Locations, Then and Now," 5 Mar. 2018 Two days into training camp, Adams had a broken foot, an injury that required surgery to insert a screw in the long bone on the outside of the foot that connects to the little toe. Mark Inabinett,, "Alabama Roots: 122 NFL players in 2017," 12 Feb. 2018 Don't forget sturdy boots that keep little toes warm, and mittens instead of gloves to ensure fingers don't get frostnipped while walking. Erin Kirkland, Anchorage Daily News, "Post-Christmas blues? Take a hike," 26 Dec. 2017 Be proud of the beautiful melanin in your skin, the gorgeous coils on your head, the amazing shape of your nose and lips, down to the little toes on your feet. Sacha Maric, Allure, "A Letter to My Child: 14 Beauty Experts Offer Life Advice to Their Sons and Daughters," 6 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of little toe

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of little toe was before the 12th century

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English Language Learners Definition of little toe

: the smallest toe on the outside of your foot

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Medical Definition of little toe 

: the outermost and smallest digit of the foot

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