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  • as inpussyfoot
  • as inskip
  • as insteal
  • as instep
  • as inskitter
  • as increep

synonyms for tiptoeing

  • avoid
  • creep
  • dodge
  • equivocate
  • evade
  • glide
  • hedge
  • lurk
  • prevaricate
  • prowl
  • shuffle
  • sidestep
  • skirt
  • skulk
  • slide
  • slink
  • slip
  • sneak
  • steal
  • tergiversate
  • tiptoe
  • be noncommittal
  • beat around the bush
  • duck the issues
  • hem and haw
  • play it close to the vest
  • sit on the fence
  • tergiverse
  • tread warily
  • watch one's step
  • weasel
  • bound
  • carom
  • dance
  • fly
  • glance
  • hop
  • leap
  • ricochet
  • scamper
  • scoot
  • skim
  • skitter
  • bob
  • bolt
  • buck
  • canter
  • caper
  • cavort
  • flee
  • flit
  • frisk
  • gambol
  • graze
  • lope
  • prance
  • run
  • skedaddle
  • spring
  • step
  • tiptoe
  • trip
  • hippety-hop
  • make off
  • skirr
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antonyms for tiptoeing

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  • confront
  • face
  • meet
  • take on
  • plod
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      How to use tiptoeing in a sentence

      The Massachusetts-born pianist was equally adept at attacking hard-charging electric fusion with his band Return to Forever, in stadiums full of prog rock enthusiasts, as he was at tiptoeing through Mozart concertos with meditative precision.
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      As the world tiptoes toward normalcy, I asked what they want to do after this work-from-home experiment ends.
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      Tiptoeing down the hall, he came to a small upstairs living room in which a light burned.
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      But before I have time to evolve a satisfactory explanation, I hear Wingie tiptoeing back.
      PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
      He listened some more; then he come tiptoeing down and stood right between us; we could a touched him, nearly.
      ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
      Davy picked up the reins and Frosty began tiptoeing around and arching his back.
      DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
      From that I concluded that he had either stopped or had taken to tiptoeing, too.
      BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
      Last night, with bare feet, and not "tiptoeing," she was four-and-a-half inches taller than Miss Cook.
      MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
      Tiptoeing their way across the veranda, which was deserted, they soon found themselves close to the open window mentioned.
      THE BOY LAND BOOMERRALPH BONEHILL
      Tiptoeing softly into the room, Tory closed a window without arousing the sleeper.
      THE GIRL SCOUTS IN BEECHWOOD FORESTMARGARET VANDERCOOK
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