- The definition of toe-to-toe is being close.
An example of toe-to-toe is a race where the two leaders have equal chances to win the race.
- Toe-to-toe is defined as a fight where two people compete against each other.
An example of toe-to-toe is a play-off between two golfers for the championship.
in close and direct confrontation, competition, etc.: going toe-to-toe with one's critics, toe-to-toe combat