on (one's) tiptoes
Definition of on (one's) tiptoes
: with one's toes touching the ground and one's heels raised up He stood on his tiptoes trying to see over the crowd.
Word by Word Definitions
: the ends of the toes
: to walk or proceed quietly or cautiously on or as if on tiptoe
: to stand or raise oneself on tiptoe
: on or as if on tiptoe
: standing or walking on or as if on tiptoe
: cautious, stealthy
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