1
: having a toe or toes especially of a specified kind or number
usually used in combination
five-toed
round-toed shoes
2
[from past participle of toe entry 2] : driven obliquely
a toed nail
also : secured by diagonal or oblique nailing

Examples of toed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Close toed shoes recommended, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 13 June 2024 However, it is recommended to always wear closed toed shoes at night. Abigail Celaya, The Arizona Republic, 4 May 2024 Find it on Amazon Classy Pointed Toe Heels Open toed heels are out this season and these Pointed Toe Heels are in. Jessica Copeland, Rolling Stone, 31 Jan. 2024 For instance, the three toed sloth’s digestive system is so lethargic that the animals only need to descend from their trees once a week for their excretory endeavors. Max Bennett, Discover Magazine, 15 Jan. 2024 Where most boat shoes are narrow toed and built from tough leather, Sebago widened the toe box and used a soft waxed leather supplemented with mesh panels to increase flexibility. Brad Lanphear, Men's Health, 1 July 2023 Or at least an enormous three-toed footprint. Los Angeles Times, 24 Feb. 2023 Chenoweth, 54, shined in a beaded one-shoulder gold dress with a fringed hem and matching pointed-toed heels, accessorizing with several pieces of sparkling jewelry. Jen Juneau, Peoplemag, 3 Mar. 2023 Full Coverage There are plenty of diabetes-friendly sandals out there, but many experts recommend sticking with closed-toed shoes to better protect the feet from unwanted injury. Alena Hall, Verywell Health, 28 Feb. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

toe entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of toed was circa 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Toed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toed. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

toed

adjective
: having a toe or toes especially of a specified kind or number
five-toed
round-toed shoes

Medical Definition

toed

adjective
: having a toe or toes especially of a specified kind or number
usually used in combination
five-toed
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