pigeon-toed


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pi·geon-toed

(pĭj′ən-tōd′)
adj.
Having the toes turned inward.

pigeon-toed

adj
(Pathology) having the toes turned inwards

pi′geon-toed`



adj.
having the toes or feet turned inward.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pigeon-toed - having feet that turn inward
splayfoot, splayfooted - having feet that turn outward
Translations

pigeon-toed

[ˈpɪdʒənˈtəʊd] ADJ to be pigeon-toedtener los pies torcidos hacia dentro

pigeon-toed

[ˈpɪdʒənˈtəʊd] adj to be pigeon-toedcamminare con i piedi in dentro

pigeon

(ˈpidʒən) noun
any of several kinds of bird of the dove family.
ˈpigeon-hole noun
a small compartment for letters, papers etc in a desk etc or eg hung on the wall of an office, staffroom etc. He has separate pigeon-holes for bills, for receipts, for letters from friends and so on.
ˌpigeon-ˈtoed adjective
(of a person or his manner of walking) with toes turned inwards. a pigeon-toed person/walk.

pigeon-toed

adj con los pies torcidos hacia dentro
References in classic literature ?
Keggs was a man--one must use that word, though it seems grossly inadequate--of medium height, pigeon-toed at the base, bulgy half-way up, and bald at the apex.
Well, if we've lost the road we must find it,' said Nikita curtly, and getting out and stepping lightly on his pigeon-toed feet he started once more going about on the snow.
The horse which won by twenty lengths was billed as In The Money, described by the prosecution as a broken down pigeon-toed hack with a disastrous record.
This spring, The Royal Ballet unveils its first commission from Israeli-born Londoner Hofesh Sheehter, whose slack-kneed, pigeon-toed, heavy-metal tribal epics have proven massively popular with the under-40 set.
They make you lopsided, in a pigeon-toed way, which forces women to walk abnormally," said Dr Tariq Khan, podiatrist at UCL Hospital.
They make you lopsided, in a pigeon-toed way, which forces women to walk abnormally," says Dr Tariq Khan, podiatrist at the Marigold clinic at UCL Hospital.
Boutlier ran the bases with a short, pigeon-toed stride and swung his bat with a sweeping, upward motion--characteristics his little acolyte would later display as a professional.
And it's not that you're pigeon-toed introverts, preferring to shiver indoors watching The Voice while everyone else rips up Bold Street - it's simply that your terror of agreeing to the wrong thing is much deeper than your fear of annoying everyone by sitting on the fence till the event in question is half-over.
sediba probably walked awkwardly with its feet rolling inward and slightly pigeon-toed.
Australopithecus sediba, an ancient hominid that bears features similar to both chimpanzees and modern humans, walked pigeon-toed, had front teeth that look like ours, and was likely a vegetarian, researchers concluded.
We might think that nobody would knowingly admit to certain defects like being bowlegged or pigeon-toed, and then we meet a mother who brings up in every conversation that her daughter has the widest feet the doctor has ever seen.