intransitive verb

: to walk with toes turned in
will go pigeon-toeing offJ. A. Phillips

transitive verb

: to go along with toes turned in
pigeon-toed his way into the new editor's presenceEugene Field

Word History


back-formation from pigeon-toed

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“Pigeon-toe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeon-toe. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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