stub (one's) toe

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stub (one's) toe

To forcefully and accidentally jam a single toe against a hard surface or object. I couldn't walk for nearly 10 minutes after stubbing my big toe. We're always stubbing our toes on this darn coffee table!
See also: stub, toe
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Not so long ago the prospect of flying from Gatwick Airport ranked some distance below stubbing your toe on the way to the dentist for root canal treatment.
There's no chance of stubbing your toe on this lovely fabriccovered doorstop.
With the big screen version of The Hobbit about to hit cinemas everyone's going to want a pair of these little hairy beauties very soon, even if the biggest danger you're likely to face is stubbing your toe on the coffee table.
No pushing the Hoover round and stubbing your toe or getting something caught and having to turn it upside down and try to retrieve it while your fingers face being sucking into some sort of vortex.
A INGROWING toenails are a common problem and are usually caused by the toenail itself being cut too short or by an injury to the nail such as stubbing your toe.
The remote control base unit that plugs into the blanket is solidly heavy and presents the only slight drawback since it must be placed on the floor and, if there aren't at least two inches of clearance above it and on either side, it cannot be tucked under the bed, meaning that there is a good chance of stubbing your toe or tripping over it.
Mardi Gras vinyl flooring, Carpetright There's no chance of stubbing your toe on this lovely fabric-covered doorstop.
The pain experienced when stubbing your toe is undoubtedly excruciating for a second or two - but it's one of many inappropriate complaints people have made when requesting an emergency ambulance.