Translation of tiptoe in Spanish:


caminar de puntillas, v.

Pronunciation /ˈtɪpˌtoʊ/ /ˈtɪptəʊ/

intransitive verb tiptoes, tiptoeing, tiptoed

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    caminar de puntillas
    andar de puntillas Spain
    caminar en puntas de pie Southern Cone
    I tiptoed upstairs subí de puntillas
    • Carefully tiptoeing around the edge, he finally touched the bookshelf.
    • The actors were all in a circle, warming up as we quietly tiptoed into the room.
    • ‘Sleep well,’ she whispered before tiptoeing quietly out of the room.
    • When we finally got there, after tiptoeing around carefully, Belladonna eased the door open.
    • The floor creaked beneath me, and I resorted to tiptoeing very quietly across the floor to the door.
    • She got up and carefully tiptoed to her dresser, where the present rested on top.
    • She pulled her hair back and slowly, as quietly as possible, tiptoed down the stairs.
    • She tiptoed quietly to her room down the hall and opened the door; she looked around.
    • The carpet felt scratchy beneath my blistered feet, so I tiptoed all the way to the door.
    • She tiptoed carefully to the mass of captured men, praying that none of them would wake.
    • Her feet tiptoed on the wooden floor, and her eyes concentrated on the window in front of her.
    • Models tiptoed along in wedge heels and stilettos, and posed in front of giant propeller fans.
    • She spoke with an accent, ate her rice with a spoon, and tiptoed carefully over puddles.
    • She pulled off her shoes and walked carefully down the hall, tiptoeing.
    • Then I opened it wide enough for us to slide out and tiptoed across the hall to the storage closet.
    • With extreme carefulness, Sam tiptoed to the lowest kitchen cupboard and opened it.
    • Careful not to awaken John, she quietly got out of bed and tiptoed to the kitchen.
    • When Monty is on the tee, some guy in a black jump suit and mask tiptoes out and narrows the fairways, shrinks the cups and puts rattlesnakes in the bunkers.
    • Cooper tiptoes around the gorilla on the sofa for most of his book.


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    on tiptoe de puntillas
    • they had to stand on tiptoe tuvieron que ponerse de puntillas
    • She stepped closer and raised herself on her tiptoes to kiss his cheek.
    • She raised herself up on her tiptoes and gave him a kiss.
    • ‘Mmm hmm,’ I said, ruffling it playfully like I had when we were kids, then standing on my tiptoes and kissing him lightly on the lips.
    • I looked up at him, standing on my tiptoes to kiss him.
    • I grinned at him and stood on my tiptoes, kissing his check.
    • I shook my head slightly and stood up on my tiptoes and kissed him hard.
    • I grinned up at him, standing on my tiptoes to plant kisses all over his face.
    • Since he decided to be difficult and let me do all the work, I stood up on my tiptoes and kissed him.
    • I still had to lean on my tiptoes because my heels and arches were cut and scraped to hell.
    • She stood up on her tiptoes and kissed me on the lips.