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Definition of "toe" []

  • One of the digits of a vertebrate. (noun)
  • The forepart of a foot or hoof. (noun)
  • The terminal segment of an invertebrate's limb. (noun)
  • The part of a sock, shoe, or boot that covers the digits of the foot. (noun)
  • The lowest, outermost, or endmost part, as: (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "toe" in a sentence
  • "We know for certain, for example, that more employees in certain sectors, such as financial services, are engaging in what we term "toe dipping.""
  • "The term toe cutter is Australian slang for a person who lives by torturing other criminals, then robbing them."
  • "Yes, a toe is a small part of the whole, but a broken toe is a huge pain."