[ pij-uhn-tohd ]

  1. having the toes or feet turned inward.

Origin of pigeon-toed

First recorded in 1795–1805

Words Nearby pigeon-toed

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How to use pigeon-toed in a sentence

  • Behind her the peacock halo, her pale pigeon-toed feet covered only by the watered-yellow fringe and by the bright-yellow anklet.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • The Hopper sat pigeon-toed, beset by countless conflicting emotions.

    A Reversible Santa Claus | Meredith Nicholson
  • It did not sound like Silver, but it might be the pigeon-toed horse of Miss Allen.

  • I got four pigeon-toed, bow-legged, bat-eared Moonstoners down in that meadow, just itchin' mad to cut loose.

    Overland Red | Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • The foremost brave faltered in his pigeon-toed stride, stopped abruptly, and dived for the shelter of a sagebush.

    The Fighting Edge | William MacLeod Raine

British Dictionary definitions for pigeon-toed


  1. having the toes turned inwards

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