Hammertoe definitions

hăm'ər-tō'
A toe, usually the second, that is permanently flexed downward, resulting in a clawlike shape.
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A condition in which the first joint of a toe is permanently bent downward, resulting in a clawlike deformity.
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Such a toe.
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A toe, usually the second, that is permanently flexed downward, resulting in a clawlike shape.
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(uncountable) A medical condition where a toe is permanently bent down.

The woman wore special orthopedic shoes to try and alleviate her hammertoe.

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(countable) A toe suffering from such condition.

My sister has hammertoes on both feet and consequently avoids the family hiking expeditions.

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