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tooth

noun /tuːθ/ ( plural teeth /tiːθ/)
any of the hard, bone-like objects that grow in the mouth and are used for biting and chewing
diente
He has had a tooth out at the dentist’s.
something that looks or acts like a tooth
diente
the teeth of a comb/saw.
teethe /tiːð/ verb (of a baby) to grow one’s first teeth
salir los dientes
He cries a lot because he’s teething.
toothed adjective having teeth
dentado
a toothed wheel.
toothless adjective without teeth
desdentado
a toothless old woman.
toothy adjective showing a lot of teeth
dentón
a toothy grin.
toothache noun ( medical) a pain in a tooth
dolor de dientes/muelas
He has / is suffering from toothache.
toothbrush noun a brush for cleaning the teeth.
cepillo de dientes
toothpaste noun a kind of paste used to clean the teeth
pasta de dientes, dentrífico
a tube of toothpaste.
toothpick noun a small piece of wood, plastic etc for picking out food etc from between the teeth.
palillo de dientes
be/get etc long in the tooth (of a person or animal) to be, become etc, old
hacerse viejo
I’m getting a bit long in the tooth to climb mountains.
a fine-tooth comb noun a comb with the teeth set close together, for removing lice, dirt etc from hair etc.
peine fino
a sweet tooth noun a liking for sweet food
ser goloso
My friend has a sweet tooth.
tooth and nail fiercely and with all one’s strength
con uñas y dientes
They fought tooth and nail.
Translations of “tooth”
in Korean 치아, 이…
in Arabic سِنّ…
in French dent…
in Italian dente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齒…
in Russian зуб, зубец…
in Turkish diş, tarak/testere vb. dişi…
in Polish ząb…
in Portuguese dente…
in German der Zahn…
in Catalan dent…
in Japanese 歯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齿…
(Definition of tooth from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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