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English definition of “tiptoe”

tiptoe

verb [I always + adv/prep]    /ˈtɪpˌtoʊ/
to walk with your heels raised off the ground : She tiptoed out of the room so she wouldn’t wake him. tiptoe    /ˈtɪpˌtoʊ/ noun [C] He had to stand on his tiptoes to reach the shelf .
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