Translation for 'tiptoe' from English to Russian
NOUN   a tiptoe | tiptoes
VERB   to tiptoe | tiptoed | tiptoed
tiptoeing | tiptoes
SYNO to tip | to tippytoe | to tiptoe
красться [несов.]to tiptoe [walk cautiously]
unverified на цы́почкахon tiptoe
unverified на носо́чкахon tiptoe
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Translation for 'tiptoe' from English to Russian

to tiptoe [walk cautiously]
красться [несов.]

on tiptoe
unverified на цы́почках

unverified на носо́чках
Usage Examples English
  • Before he was three, his mother found him on tiptoe trying to play the family piano.
  • Caerus stands on tiptoe because he is always running, and like Hermes, he has wings in his feet to fly with the wind.
  • Called in to investigate from Scotland Yard, Inspector Poole is forced to tiptoe around the sensitives of the local police force, the deceased's grieving widow and the house's servants.
  • The term "Lala" in the Atayal language "R'ra" originally meant "to look into the distance on tiptoe".
  • Meanwhile, Rosa and Adrian tiptoe around their mutual attraction for one another.

  • The levitation of a magician or assistant can be achieved by a concealed platform or hidden wires, or in smaller-scale illusions by standing on tiptoe in a way that conceals the foot which is touching the ground.
  • The small faces, pointed chins and closely placed eyes, the large hands with defined finger nails and the figures walking as if ‘on tiptoe’, are features which are typical of his style.
  • Aldy-Bel art depicts images of animals in tiptoe position and compositions of entwined figures in a form of "mysterious picture".
  • When the little cat is seemingly dozing, Julius tries to tiptoe out of the bedroom, only to notice Oscar suddenly wake up and cry.
  • One of them attempts to tiptoe toward it and open a lid, only to be slapped away by Elmer who gets up in the blink of an eye.

  • Tiptoe (also tiptoes or tippy toes) is the body posture of standing on one's toes.
  • Although the group did sing well together and captured the sound of "cothoza mfana" ("tiptoe boys", a 1960s slang term for "isicathamiya") and mbube groups of the time, they were unknown outside of the Ladysmith district.
  • In 1922, he was back in England, where he participated in a D'Oyly Carte recording of "Pinafore", singing the part of Dick Deadeye in "Carefully on tiptoe stealing".
  • She starts, he follows, both on tiptoe, sometimes on toe knuckles, to show off his skill.
  • Progressive dystonia results in clubfoot and tiptoe walking.

  • "Skin of My Teeth" was compared by NPR to the sound of "Celebrity Skin" by Hole with the vocal affectations of "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga; "USA Today" further compared "Eat Me" to the music of Nine Inch Nails, which sees Lovato and Royal & the Serpent "tiptoe in on a creeping goth vibe before the song explodes into a fireball of anger".
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