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synonyms for on one's toes

  • apprehensive
  • careful
  • cautious
  • cognizant
  • conscious
  • conversant
  • knowledgeable
  • observant
  • respectful
  • solicitous
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • watchful
  • alert
  • alive to
  • au courant
  • be up on
  • cagey
  • chary
  • conscientious
  • heedful
  • in the know
  • know all the answers
  • know ins and outs
  • knowing
  • observative
  • observing
  • on the ball
  • on the job
  • on to
  • plugged in
  • regardful
  • sensible
  • thoughtful
  • tuned in
  • with eyes peeled
  • watchful
  • observant
  • aware
  • interested
  • conscientious
  • vigilant
  • heedful
  • alert
  • awake
  • fascinated
  • hooked
  • immersed
  • intent
  • listening
  • mindful
  • on the ball
  • preoccupied
  • regardful
  • studious
  • all ears
  • enrapt
  • enthralled
  • glued
  • hanging on every word
  • on the job
  • on the lookout
  • on the qui vive
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antonyms for on one's toes

MOST RELEVANT
  • careless
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • indifferent
  • indiscreet
  • negligent
  • quiet
  • rash
  • thoughtless
  • unafraid
  • unaware
  • uncareful
  • uninformed
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unworried
  • absent-minded
    • disregarding
    • careless
    • neglecting
    • neglectful
    • inconsiderate
    • ignorant
    • heedless
    • unaware
    • negligent
    • inattentive
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              How to use on one's toes in a sentence

              The latter trod on the toes of the former, whereupon the former threatened to "kick out of the cabin" the latter.
              THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
              Then he cut away the knobs by which he climbed to it, until there was barely sufficient for his own tiny toes to rest on.
              THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
              "I am sorry," she replied instead, not saying a word about the poor little toes which the pretty pink lady had crushed.
              ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
              You know MacRae, Lyn; it's mighty poor business for any man to tread on his toes, much less go walking rough-shod all over him.
              RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
              Edna looked at her feet, and noticed the sand and slime between her brown toes.
              THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
              There, if his eyes did not deceive him, were evidences of mortar dislodged by nefarious toes.
              THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
              Little thrills of excitement running from Rosemary's fingers to her toes felt like vibrating wires.
              ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
              She looked Mariequita up and down, from her ugly brown toes to her pretty black eyes, and back again.
              THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
              I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
              RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
              They were perfectly flat and had only uppers enough to encase two or three toes.
              ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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              OCTOBER 26, 1985
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