big toe


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big toe

n.
The largest and innermost toe of the human foot.

big′ toe′


n.
the innermost and largest digit of the foot.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.big toe - the first largest innermost toebig toe - the first largest innermost toe  
foot, human foot, pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
toe - one of the digits of the foot
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
But when it was undressed and he caught a glimpse of wee, wee, little hands, little feet, saffron-colored, with little toes, too, and positively with a little big toe different from the rest, and when he saw Lizaveta Petrovna closing the wide-open little hands, as though they were soft springs, and putting them into linen garments, such pity for the little creature came upon him, and such terror that she would hurt it, that he held her hand back.
The foot in the boot with a hole in it had already grown numb, and he could no longer feel his big toe.
They were the same kind of footprints as were made at the time of the assault in The Yellow Room--one set was from clumsy boots and the other was made by neat ones, except that the big toe of one of the sets was of a different size from the one measured in The Yellow Room incident.
Why, ma'am, it was simple enough; he pulled the trigger with his big toe.
Tom drew a line in the dust with his big toe, and said:
Whilst we were at Durban he cut off a Kafir's big toe in a way which it was a pleasure to see.
said Hirst, examining the big toe on his left foot.
But it was on the steep downhill marches, three thousand feet in three hours, that he went utterly away from Kim, whose back ached with holding back, and whose big toe was nigh cut off by his grass sandal-string.
Pierre first looked down the field across which vehicles and horsemen were passing that morning, then into the distance across the river, then at the dog who was pretending to be in earnest about biting him, and then at his bare feet which he placed with pleasure in various positions, moving his dirty thick big toes.
More massive congratulations to Kev's Big Toe, who pulled off another dramatic win to seal the Monday Championship, with the final game rearranged to a Wednesday.
A DAD-OF-TWO has a spring in his step after being one of the first people in Yorkshire to have a 'space-age jelly bean' fitted to his big toe to end his arthritis agony.
Instead, try relieving bunion pain by taping a spacer between your first and second toes (to keep the big toe aligned) and wearing wider shoes.