heel-and-toe

heel-and-toe

[heel-uhn-toh]
adjective
noting a pace, as in walking contests, in which the heel of the front foot touches ground before the toes of the rear one leave it.

Origin:
1810–20

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heel-and-toe
 
adj
1.  of or denoting a style of walking in which the heel of the front foot touches the ground before the toes of the rear one leave it
 
vb
2.  (intr) (esp in motor racing) to use the heel and toe of the same foot to operate the brake and accelerator

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