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toe Idioms & Phrases


big toe

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    hallux; big toe.
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even-toed

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactyla
    artiodactyl; artiodactylous.
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even-toed ungulate

  • noun placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
    artiodactyl mammal; artiodactyl.
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fin-toed

Fin"-toed` adjective
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  1. (Zoöl.) Having toes connected by a membrane; palmiped; palmated; also, lobate.
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fringe-toed lizard

  • noun with long pointed scales around toes; of deserts of United States and Mexico
    Uma notata.
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from head to toe

  • adverb at all points from head to foot
    cap-a-pie.
    • he was armed cap-a-pie
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great toe

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    hallux; big toe.
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little toe

  • noun the fifth smallest outermost toe
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odd-toed ungulate

  • noun placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
    perissodactyl mammal; perissodactyl.
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pigeon toes

  • noun disability in which the toes are turned inward; often associated with knock-knee
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pigeon-toed

  • adjective having feet that turn inward
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pointed-toe

  • adjective satellite having a pointed toe
    pointed-toe.
    • pointy-toed shoes
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pointy-toed

  • adjective satellite having a pointed toe
    pointed-toe.
    • pointy-toed shoes
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Seedy toe

  • an affection of a horse's foot, in which a cavity filled with horn powder is formed between the laminæ and the wall of the hoof.
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short-toed eagle

  • noun any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between typical hawks and typical eagles
    harrier eagle.
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square toes

  • noun a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views
    square.
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square-toed

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • adjective satellite having a square toe
    square-toed.
    • square-toed shoes
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Square"-toed` noun
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  1. Having the toe square.
    Obsolete as fardingales, ruffs, and square-toed shoes. V. Knox.
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square-toes

Square"-toes` noun
Definitions
  1. A precise person; -- used contemptuously or jocularly. Thackeray.
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squared-toe

  • adjective satellite having a square toe
    square-toed.
    • square-toed shoes
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three-toed sloth

  • noun a sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfoot
    ai; Bradypus tridactylus.
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tic-tac-toe

  • noun a game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does
    noughts and crosses; tic-tac-toe; ticktacktoe; tick-tack-toe; ticktacktoo.
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tick-tack-toe

  • noun a game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does
    noughts and crosses; tic-tac-toe; ticktacktoe; tick-tack-toe; ticktacktoo.
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tit-tat-toe

  • noun a game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does
    noughts and crosses; tic-tac-toe; ticktacktoe; tick-tack-toe; ticktacktoo.
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To toe in

  • to stand or carry the feet in such a way that the toes of either foot incline toward the other.
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To toe out

  • to have the toes of each foot, in standing or walking, incline from the other foot.
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Toe biter

  • (Zoöl.), a tadpole; a polliwig.
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toe box

  • noun the forward tip of the upper of a shoe or boot that provides space and protection for the toes
    • the toe box may be rounded or pointed
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toe crack

  • noun a crack on the forepart of a horse's hindfoot
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toe dance

  • noun a dance performed on tiptoe
    toe dance.
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toe dancing

  • noun a dance performed on tiptoe
    toe dance.
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Toe drop

  • (Med.), a morbid condition of the foot in which the toe is depressed and the heel elevated, as in talipes equinus. See Talipes.
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toe in

  • (Automobiles) to align the front wheels so that they point slightly toward each other.
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toe the line

  • verb do what is expected
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toe toe

  • noun tall grass of New Zealand grown for plumelike flower heads
    Arundo richardii; plumed tussock; toetoe; Cortaderia richardii.
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toe-in

  • noun the alignment of the front wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the front than at the back
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toe-to-toe

  • adverb in close combat or at close quarters
    • they fought toe-to-toe for the nomination
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trip the light fantastic toe

  • verb move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
    dance; trip the light fantastic.
    • My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio
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two-toe

  • adjective satellite having two toes
    two-toe.
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two-toed

  • adjective satellite having two toes
    two-toe.
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two-toed anteater

  • noun squirrel-sized South American toothless anteater with long silky golden fur
    Cyclopes didactylus; silky anteater.
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two-toed sloth

  • noun a sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfoot
    Choloepus hoffmanni; unai; unau.
  • noun relatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot
    unai; Choloepus didactylus; unau.
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web-toed

  • adjective satellite having feet with webbed toes
    web-footed.
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Web"-toed` adjective
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  1. Having the toes united by a web for a considerable part of their length.
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web-toed salamander

  • noun any of several salamanders with webbed toes and very long extensile tongues; excellent climbers that move with ease over smooth rock surfaces
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yoke-toed

Yoke"-toed` adjective
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) Having two toes in front and two behind, as the trogons and woodpeckers.
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