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English definition of “tiptoe”

tiptoe

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /ˈtɪpˌtoʊ/ us  
to walk with your heels raised off the ground: She tiptoed out of the room so she wouldn’t wake him.
tiptoe
noun [C]  /ˈtɪpˌtoʊ/ us  
He had to stand on his tiptoes to reach the shelf.
(Definition of tiptoe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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