[ uh-tip-toh ]
/ əˈtɪpˌtoʊ /
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standing or walking on tiptoe (usually used predicatively).
eagerly expectant, as anticipating a desired event or arrival: waiting atiptoe for the mail.
moving with caution or stealth, as avoiding calling attention to one's presence: She walked atiptoe through the sleeping house.
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How to use atiptoe in a sentence
She actually had her cheek almost against his shoulder, though she had to poise atiptoe to reach him.Excuse Me!|Rupert Hughes