toe - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/təʊ/
singulartoe
pluraltoes
  1. one of the five individual parts at the end of your foot. Your big toe is the largest, and your little toe is the smallest

    Vera slipped off her shoes and wiggled her toes.

    I stubbed my toe (=hurt it by hitting it) on the step.

    on your toes (=with only your toes on the ground):

    He stood on his toes to look out of the window.

    1. a.
      the part of a shoe or sock that covers your toes