tiptoe

Part of speech: verb

To walk on tiptoe.

Part of speech: noun

The tip of a toe, or of the toes collectively.

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Usage examples "tiptoe":

  1. Society was on tiptoe with expectation. - "The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912", Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone.
  2. She crossed to her mistress on tiptoe. - "The Bat", Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. If " Tim" discovered something that he was certain was a death- dealing boloman, he would tiptoe over to Jones and hold a council of war. - "Bamboo Tales", Ira L. Reeves.