tippy-toe

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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 ?
"We also wanted to remember the autistic side of her that we also noticed was changing or becoming more apparent, such as her stimming and her tippy-toeing around the house, so I started to jot them down in a diary.
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Shell told Arkansas Business last week that the company is "tippy-toeing" into markets close to cities where Baldwin & Shell has its other offices: Jonesboro and Rogers.
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And I've rarely had any reactions exotic enough to require tippy-toeing up to them either, which is also fine by me.
On the 90-minute hike to Moolack Lake from our camp at the Taylor Burn campground, our numerous creek crossings escalated from tippy-toeing through a tiny trickle to tight-roping over a downed tree above a roaring river to straight up sloshing through a nearly knee-deep stream.
There really is no place in jazz for tippy-toeing and bowing and scraping in the presence of the great icons - it's far better to wrench and pull at the repertoire and fashion it into new forms.
But that's hard to believe when you are tippy-toeing on a minuscule ledge of wood 20 feet in the air.
And while one would be hard pushed to describe the whole process as sparkling this time around - save for the electrifying tippy-toeing of double try- scorer Jason Robinson and the relentlessly space invading Josh Lewsey - the overall effect was of an imposing superpower going about its business in a confident and pragmatic manner.
Even more startling are her claims to have witnessed cunning rams giving pals leg-ups over fences, and others tippy-toeing over cattle grids.