- (of a nail) driven obliquely.
Words nearby toed
OTHER WORDS FROM toedmul·ti·toed, adjective
Definition for toed (2 of 2)
- a journal or part placed vertically in a bearing, as the lower end of a vertical shaft.
- a curved partial cam lifting the flat surface of a follower and letting it drop; wiper.
verb (used with object), toed, toe·ing.
- to drive (a nail) obliquely.
- to toenail.
verb (used without object), toed, toe·ing.
Origin of toe
OTHER WORDS FROM toetoe·less, adjectivetoe·like, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH toetoe tow
Examples from the Web for toed
That's the line also toed by hawks in Congress, who wait in the wings of talks to enact ever-harsher measures against Iran.Western and Iranian Diplomats Upbeat after Swiss Talks on Security Issues|Ali Gharib|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A class in spelling, big boys and little girls, toed a crack in front of the waster's desk.Secret of the Woods|William J. Long
Their heads were exactly like those of the grey rabbit, and instead of hoofs they were toed and clawed.The Forest Exiles|Mayne Reid
So they talked, as all partisan crowds do, while Bastian toed the mark.Fast Nine|Alan Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for toed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for toed (2 of 2)
verb toes, toeing or toed
Derived forms of toetoelike, adjective
Word Origin for toe
Medicine definitions for toed
Idioms and Phrases with toed
In addition to the idiom beginning with toe
- toe the line
- dip one's toes into
- from head to toe
- on one's toes
- step on someone's toes
- turn up one's toes