tiptoe around

Definition of tiptoe around

  1. :  to avoid talking about (something) :  to talk about (something) only in an indirect way They tiptoed around the subject of her poor health.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the ends of the toes

  1. :  to walk or proceed quietly or cautiously on or as if on tiptoe

    :  to stand or raise oneself on tiptoe

  1. :  on or as if on tiptoe

  1. :  standing or walking on or as if on tiptoe

    :  cautious, stealthy

  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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