tiptoe around

phrasal verb
tiptoed around; tiptoeing around; tiptoes around

Definition of tiptoe around

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

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“Tiptoe around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiptoe%20around. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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