tippytoe

or tip·py-toe

[ tip-ee-toh ]
/ ˈtɪp iˌtoʊ /
Informal.

noun, verb (used without object), tip·py·toed, tip·py·toe·ing, adjective, adverb


Nearby words

  1. tipping point,
  2. tipple,
  3. tippler,
  4. tippoo sahib,
  5. tippy,
  6. tipstaff,
  7. tipster,
  8. tipsy,
  9. tipsy cake,
  10. tiptoe

Origin of tippytoe

First recorded in 1935–40; by alteration

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