Definition of Tippytoe

1. Verb. Walk on one's toes. "The children tippytoe to the playground"

Exact synonyms: Tip, Tiptoe
Generic synonyms: Walk
Derivative terms: Tiptoe



Definition of Tippytoe

1. to tiptoe [v -TOED, -TOEING, -TOES] - See also: tiptoe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tippytoe

tipping fee
tipping it down
tipping point
tipping points
tippings
tippity runs
tipple
tippled
tippler
tipplers
tipples
tippling
tipplings
tippy
tippytoe (current term)
tippytoed
tippytoeing
tippytoes
tipranavir
tipranavir disodium
tiprenolol hydrochloride
tiprosilant
tips
tipsheet
tipsheets
tipsier
tipsiest
tipsified
tipsifies

Literary usage of Tippytoe

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1. Lullaby Land: Songs of Childhood by Eugene Field, Kenneth Grahame (1897)
"A LL day long they come and go — •^^ Pittypat and tippytoe; Footprints up and down the hall, Playthings scattered on the floor, ..."

2. Indiana Writers of Poems and Proseby Edward Joseph Hamilton by Edward Joseph Hamilton (1902)
"Pittypat and tippytoe, If you meet them you will know That their little hearts are pure, That they are no evil doer, We are glad that it is so, Pittypat and ..."

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