[ toh-out ]

  1. the slight forward divergence that the front wheels of an automobile undergo during forward motion, especially in turns.

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Origin of toe-out

First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby toe-out Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use toe-out in a sentence

  • But be ye sartin, Bill, that ye can fetch round that stump there as it orter be did, with nothin' but yer toe out behind?

    Holiday Tales | W. H. H. Murray
  • I was afraid I couldn't make a bow and toe out at the same time.

    The William Henry Letters | Abby Morton Diaz
  • "As you please, dear; I will bring something up myself to the dressing room for you," and he stole on tip-toe out of the room.

    A Young Mutineer | Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • Furthermore, he don't toe out—excepting when he does it on a purpose.

    Murder in Any Degree | Owen Johnson
  • When any of them came I felt as though I didn't belong there and ought to tip-toe out.

    One Way Out | William Carleton