To toe in
Toe Toe, v. i. To hold or carry the toes (in a certain way). [1913 Webster]

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

{To toe out}, to have the toes of each foot, in standing or walking, incline from the other foot. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To draw in — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toe-to-toe — adverb go/stand/fight etc. toe to toe (with someone) AMERICAN to argue or fight with someone in a very determined way: The two candidates will go toe to toe in a televised debate. ╾ ,toe to toe adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • To toe out — Toe Toe, v. i. To hold or carry the toes (in a certain way). [1913 Webster] {To toe in}, to stand or carry the feet in such a way that the toes of either foot incline toward the other. {To toe out}, to have the toes of each foot, in standing or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toe-to-toe — /toh teuh toh /, adj. 1. being in direct confrontation or opposition. adv. 2. in a position or attitude of direct confrontation: slugging it out toe to toe. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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  • toe-in-cheek\ humor — Anything that tries to be witty, but blows it and winds up looking stupid. He thought he d make a cute joke about her divorce, but it turned into toe in cheek humor at that point …   Dictionary of american slang

  • toe-in-cheek\ humor — Anything that tries to be witty, but blows it and winds up looking stupid. He thought he d make a cute joke about her divorce, but it turned into toe in cheek humor at that point …   Dictionary of american slang

  • toe-in — /toh in /, n. the slight forward convergence given to the front wheels of an automobile to improve steering qualities. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • head to toe — adverb a) Entirely; completely; over ones full body. He fell in a puddle and ended up covered head to toe in mud. b) in reversed positions; in a lying position of two people where each persons feet are juxtaposed to the other persons head [] we… …   Wiktionary

  • from head to toe — (from) head to toe completely. Each person was scrubbed head to toe with antibacterial soap. She was tall and thin, and dressed head to toe in black …   New idioms dictionary

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