tippy-toe

tippy-toe

n, vb
a US informal word for tiptoe

tippy-toe


Past participle: tippy-toed
Gerund: tippy-toeing

Imperative
tippy-toe
tippy-toe
Present
I tippy-toe
you tippy-toe
he/she/it tippy-toes
we tippy-toe
you tippy-toe
they tippy-toe
Preterite
I tippy-toed
you tippy-toed
he/she/it tippy-toed
we tippy-toed
you tippy-toed
they tippy-toed
Present Continuous
I am tippy-toeing
you are tippy-toeing
he/she/it is tippy-toeing
we are tippy-toeing
you are tippy-toeing
they are tippy-toeing
Present Perfect
I have tippy-toed
you have tippy-toed
he/she/it has tippy-toed
we have tippy-toed
you have tippy-toed
they have tippy-toed
Past Continuous
I was tippy-toeing
you were tippy-toeing
he/she/it was tippy-toeing
we were tippy-toeing
you were tippy-toeing
they were tippy-toeing
Past Perfect
I had tippy-toed
you had tippy-toed
he/she/it had tippy-toed
we had tippy-toed
you had tippy-toed
they had tippy-toed
Future
I will tippy-toe
you will tippy-toe
he/she/it will tippy-toe
we will tippy-toe
you will tippy-toe
they will tippy-toe
Future Perfect
I will have tippy-toed
you will have tippy-toed
he/she/it will have tippy-toed
we will have tippy-toed
you will have tippy-toed
they will have tippy-toed
Future Continuous
I will be tippy-toeing
you will be tippy-toeing
he/she/it will be tippy-toeing
we will be tippy-toeing
you will be tippy-toeing
they will be tippy-toeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tippy-toeing
you have been tippy-toeing
he/she/it has been tippy-toeing
we have been tippy-toeing
you have been tippy-toeing
they have been tippy-toeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tippy-toeing
you will have been tippy-toeing
he/she/it will have been tippy-toeing
we will have been tippy-toeing
you will have been tippy-toeing
they will have been tippy-toeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tippy-toeing
you had been tippy-toeing
he/she/it had been tippy-toeing
we had been tippy-toeing
you had been tippy-toeing
they had been tippy-toeing
Conditional
I would tippy-toe
you would tippy-toe
he/she/it would tippy-toe
we would tippy-toe
you would tippy-toe
they would tippy-toe
Past Conditional
I would have tippy-toed
you would have tippy-toed
he/she/it would have tippy-toed
we would have tippy-toed
you would have tippy-toed
they would have tippy-toed
References in periodicals archive ?
Last year, I was coming down the stairs of her parents' home when I caught Alli, then five years old, standing tippy-toe trying to reach the doorknob to open the door.
Having said all that, nothing will change of course, because years of feeble leadership and tippy-toe policing have helped create a crimeridden, paradoxical Britain that, on one hand, is full of touchy-feely "emotional diarrhoea" and, on the other, rejects realistic "tough love" measures to eliminate the cause of much of the suffering in the first place.
Having said all that, nothing will change, of course, because years of feeble leadership and tippy-toe policing have helped create a crimeridden, paradoxical Britain that, on one hand, is full of touchy-feely "emotional diarrhoea" and, on the other, rejects realistic "tough love" measures to eliminate the cause of much of the suffering in the first place.
The flying Dutchmen's opening night triumph was a comprehensive upstaging of Spain's tippy-toe tedium.
This is made from loureiro and pederna grapes and has tippy-toe bubbles which tickle and lift as sprightly lemons and stone fruits entice the tastebuds.
On the other hand, appeal to "the spirit of Catholic social teaching," the "Gospel and pastoral wisdom," "separation of church and state" and "simple fairness to all"--ever careful to tippy-toe around official Catholic sexual ethics--is also still superficial.
Wiggled Then she posed hand on hip and with one leg in front and pointing her tippy-toe, just like her dancing teachers had taught her when she started lessons at the age of four.
I suggest they spend equal amounts of time on each leg, and to increasingly make it more difficult by either doing a light oneleg squat, or to stand on their tippy-toe while balancing on one leg.
Hillbilly Galoot, 1960, absurdly balances on the floor on tippy-toe horns of pointed steel.
Last, when healing has occurred, it would be reassuring if you could deliberately love all of her body with the same old energy rather than tippy-toe about as if she's become some fragile and breakable ornament.
Certainly, it's important to reduce your environmental footprint to the point that you're standing on tippy-toe.
Today CEOs like Richard Parsons of Time Warner or Mel Karmazin of Viacom hold forth on "fiscal discipline" and tippy-toe around talk of deals.