noun, verb (used without object), tip·py·toed, tip·py·toe·ing, adjective, adverb
Origin of tippytoe
First recorded in 1935–40; by alteration
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for tippy-toe
Stealthily across the grass, Flossy went butterflywards, on tippy-toe.
Especially when you walk it on tippy-toe, which must be extra-wearisome to a body on feet shaped like yours, Mr. Geen.