toe dance

noun

Definition of toe dance

: a dance executed on the tips of the toes by means of a ballet slipper with a reinforced toe

Other Words from toe dance

toe-dance \ ˈtō-​ˌdan(t)s How to pronounce toe-dance (audio) \ intransitive verb
toe dancer noun
toe dancing noun

First Known Use of toe dance

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Toe dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toe%20dance. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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