What does the word tiptoe mean?

Usage examples for tiptoe

  1. Society was on tiptoe with expectation. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  2. She crossed to her mistress on tiptoe. – The Bat by 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 by Ira L. Reeves