Definition of Pigeon-toed

1. Adjective. Having feet that turn inward.

Antonyms: Splayfooted

Definition of Pigeon-toed

1. Adjective. Having toes that point inwards. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigeon-toed

pig run
pig sticker
pigeon's milk
pigeon-pea plant
pigeon-toed (current term)
pigeon berry
pigeon breast
pigeon chest
pigeon droppings
pigeon guillemot
pigeon hawk
pigeon hole
pigeon holes
pigeon loft
pigeon pair
pigeon pea
pigeon toes

Literary usage of Pigeon-toed

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1. The Limeratomy: A Compendium of Universal Knowledge for the More Perfect by Anthony Henderson Euwer (1917)
"... PIGEON TOES Said a pigeon-toed maiden named Mame, " Do you know that ... Oh, beware of the pigeon-toed dame. ..."

2. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Leonard Pearson (1916)
"Animals with this deformity are " pigeon-toed," and are prone to interfere, the inside toe striking the opposite fetlock. If but one foot is affected, ..."

3. The Care of the Baby: A Manual for Mothers and Nurses Containing Practical by John Price Crozer Griffith (1915)
"-pigeon-toed. and often is a cause of pain. Some form of apparatus to support the arch of the sole must be prescribed. ..."

4. Carpentry and Building (1905)
"The Parlor. are spread at the floor 16% outside to counteract the taper which would make them look " pigeon toed." These little points must of course be ..."

5. Wild Wales: its people, language, and scenery by George Henry Borrow (1865)
"... or I'm no judge; moreover, he's pigeon-toed.' However, we all got on the car—four of us, and I was of course complimented with the ribbons. ..."

6. Chick Evans' Golf Book by Charles Evans (1921)
"Once when playing very poorly I discovered that my feet were too straight, in fact almost pigeon-toed. I pointed my toes out and almost immediately my game ..."

7. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"... pigeon-toed = with turned-in toes; PIGEON-WING = (i) a late i8th century mode of dressing the side hair : now American, (2) a wig so called, ..."

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