Translation of toe in Spanish:
- 1.1 (of foot)dedo (masculine) (del pie)I dipped a toe in the watermetí la punta del pie en el aguafrom head o tip o top to toede pies a cabezato be on one's toes
de arriba a abajoestar or mantenerse alertato keep somebody on her/his toeshacer que alguien se mantenga alertayou'll find a baby will keep you on your toesya verás cómo un bebé te tiene al troteto stand/go toe to toe with somebody (American English)estar a la altura de alguiento step o tread on somebody's toes [colloquial](offend)
ofender a alguien(lit)
pisar a alguienExample sentences1.2
- Though the toes of the human foot are generally not capable of independent or precise movement, the flexor muscles of the big toe are vital to our gait.
- I type this having regained the feeling in my fingers, toes, trapezius, gluteus maximus and cerebral cortex.
- A bunion occurs as a result of a deformity in the big toe known as hallux valgus, where hallux means the big toe and valgus means abnormal bending towards the other toes.
punta (feminine)Example sentences
- Cloth shoes do not provide this protection, nor does footwear with open toes and/or heels.
- I especially love the pointy toes and kitten heels, giving it extra style and some height, making it distinctly feminine.
- Her white woolen dress hung low, almost covering the toes of her own leather boots.
transitive verb toes, toeing, toed
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