the tip or end of a toe.
verb (used without object), tiptoed, tiptoeing.
to move or go on tiptoe, as with caution or stealth: She tiptoed out of the room.
characterized by standing or walking on tiptoe.
eagerly or cautiously; on tiptoe.
8. on tiptoe, a.
on the tips of one's toes.
expectant; eager: With Christmas coming, the children were on tiptoe.
stealthily; cautiously: The concert had already begun, so he entered the back of the hall on tiptoe.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English tiptoon
(plural noun). See tip1