toe-to-toe

adjective or adverb

Definition of toe-to-toe

: slugging it out at or as if at close range a toe-to-toe confrontation over the new policy

First Known Use of toe-to-toe

circa 1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toe-to-toe was circa 1942

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“Toe-to-toe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toe-to-toe. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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toe-to-toe

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of toe-to-toe

used to describe a fight in which two people stand close together facing each other sometimes used figuratively

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