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Definition of tiptoe noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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on tiptoe/tiptoes
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standing or walking on the front part of your foot, with your heels off the ground, in order to make yourself taller or to move very quietly She had to stand on tiptoe to reach the top shelf. We crept around on tiptoes so as not to disturb him.
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