pigeon-toed

[ pij-uh n-tohd ]
/ ˈpɪdʒ ənˌtoʊd /
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adjective

having the toes or feet turned inward.

Nearby words

  1. pigeon pox,
  2. pigeon timer,
  3. pigeon-hearted,
  4. pigeon-hole,
  5. pigeon-livered,
  6. pigeonhole,
  7. pigeonite,
  8. pigeonwing,
  9. pigface,
  10. pigfish

Origin of pigeon-toed

First recorded in 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for pigeon-toed

pigeon-toed

adjective

having the toes turned inwards
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Word Origin and History for pigeon-toed

pigeon-toed

adj.

1788, originally of horses; see pigeon.

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Medicine definitions for pigeon-toed

pigeon-toed

adj.

Having the toes turned inward.

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