French translation of 'tiptoe'
on tiptoe sur la pointe des pieds
marcher sur la pointe des pieds
He tiptoed out of the room. Il sortit de la chambre sur la pointe des pieds.
She tiptoed to the window. Elle alla à la fenêtre sur la pointe des pieds.
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Example Sentences Including 'tiptoe'
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It can't be easy trying to tiptoe around a close family - she needed a lot of patience.The Sun (2014)
Most Picasso shows tiptoe nervously around it.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
That will mean they are more likely to nod off as you're reading them a bedtime story, and then you can tiptoe away.The Sun (2017)
The police will tiptoe away and go and nick a few more motorists.The Sun (2013)
Her first instinct was to tiptoe away.SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)
I had to tiptoe around the house.The Sun (2013)
So let us tiptoe past the legal mysteries and dwell instead on the known and the very exposed.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You had to tiptoe past his study.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You don't have to tiptoe around if you want to tell a bad joke.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's easy to understand why we tiptoe around the subject of stewardship.Christianity Today (2000)
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'tiptoe' in Other Languages
British English: tiptoe /ˈtɪpˌtəʊ/ VERB
If you tiptoe somewhere, you walk there very quietly without putting your heels on the floor when you walk.
She slipped out of bed and tiptoed to the window.
- American English: tiptoe
- Arabic: عَلَى رُؤُوسِ أَصَابِعِ القَدَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: andar na ponta dos pés
- Chinese: 脚尖
- Croatian: otapkati na vrstima prstiju
- Czech: chodit po špičkách
- Danish: tåspids
- Dutch: op zijn tenen lopen
- European Spanish: ir de puntillas
- Finnish: varpaillaan
- French: marcher sur la pointe des pieds
- German: Zehenspitzen
- Greek: μύτες ποδιών
- Italian: in punta di piedi
- Japanese: つまさき
- Korean: 발끝
- Norwegian: tåspiss
- Polish: koniec palca u nogi
- European Portuguese: andar na ponta dos pés
- Romanian: a merge tiptil
- Russian: красться на цыпочках не наступая на пятки
- Spanish: puntillas
- Swedish: smyga på tå
- Thai: เดินด้วยปลายเท้า
- Turkish: parmaklarının ucunda yürüme
- Ukrainian: ходити навшпиньки
- Vietnamese: đầu ngón chân
British English: tip-toe VERB
If you tip-toe somewhere, you walk there very quietly without putting your heels on the floor when you walk.
She slipped out of bed and tip-toed to the window.
- American English: tiptoe
- Brazilian Portuguese: andar nas pontas dos pés
- Chinese: 踮着脚尖走
- European Spanish: andar de puntillas
- French: aller sur la pointe des piedsN
- German: auf Zehenspitzen gehen
- Italian: camminare in punta dei piedi
- Japanese: 忍び足で歩く
- Korean: 발끝으로 걷다
- European Portuguese: andar nas pontas dos pés
- Spanish: ir en puntas de pie
Translation of tiptoe from the Collins English to French Dictionary