- 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.
- to drive (a nail) obliquely.
- to toenail.
Idioms about toe
Origin of toe
OTHER WORDS FROM toetoeless, adjectivetoelike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH toetoe , tow
How to use toe in a sentence
My sisters and I suited up in head-to-toe PPE to be with my mother for 20 minutes.Why We Need a Collective Vision to Design the Future of Health|Abner Mason|November 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
With the New Year come New Year’s resolutions, which means there are plenty of shoppers who are dipping their toes into the waters of self-improvement.Connected TV strategies to capture New Year’s resolution shoppers|Sponsored Content: SteelHouse|November 9, 2020|Search Engine Land
Mind the extremities Fingers and toes are often the first to get cold — and among the biggest risks for frostbite.Winter camping is not for the faint of heart. Here’s how to do it.|Melanie D.G. Kaplan|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
King said that her team is just “dipping their toes” into bundling with the FT campaign that ran for a couple weeks, ending in mid-October.How the Washington Post is expanding its global subscriber base|Kayleigh Barber|October 30, 2020|Digiday
Comrad’s products include toe and heel padding, as well as the moisture-absorbing fabric that can keep your feet dry.
One startup toeing the line between doomsday preppers and expensive salad aficionados is Garden Fresh Farms.America’s Next Agricultural Revolution Will Happen Indoors|Sarah Kunst|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With that sentence, he put me right back inside the bubble, tip-toeing through the minefield of the NFL-battered psyche.Murder Doesn’t Shake NFL’s Dream World of Consequence-Free Violence|Nate Jackson|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That endows him with significant business gravitas along with a certain freedom from toeing the party line.Democratic Sen. Mark Warner Defies Party to Engage GOP on a Deficit deal|Linda Killian|December 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Murdoch, though, has insisted on toeing the line, even writing a letter to the committee doubling down on his claims.
The woman ceased from her mysterious foolery, and started tip-toeing toward the door.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Here and there a wild plum leaned out from the bank like a white-clad girl tip-toeing to her own reflection.Anne Of Green Gables|Lucy Maud Montgomery
He developed a chronic grouch, and it was not long before he had the two weaker men toeing the mark.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service
A fattish child made her way up the walk, toeing out unnecessarily, and let herself in by the back door without knocking.Turn About Eleanor|Ethel M. Kelley
I more than once heard his scorn of "tip-toeing," and shall be able to give another instance by-and-by.Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer|George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)
British Dictionary definitions for toe
Derived forms of toetoelike, adjective
Word Origin for toe
Medical definitions for toe
Other Idioms and Phrases with toe
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