stub one's toe

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of stub one's toe

:to hurt one's toe by hitting it against something

Word by Word Definitions

stub play
  1. : stump

  2. : a short piece remaining on a stem or trunk where a branch has been lost

  3. : something made or worn to a short or blunt shape

  1. : to grub up by the roots

  2. : to clear (land) by grubbing out rooted growth

  3. : to hew or cut down (a tree) close to the ground

toe play
  1. : one of the terminal members of the vertebrate foot

  2. : the fore end of a foot or hoof

  3. : a terminal segment of a limb of an invertebrate

  1. : to touch, reach, or drive with the toe

  2. : to furnish with a toe

  3. : to drive (something, such as a nail) obliquely


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