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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 Arabic سِنّ…
in Korean 치아, 이…
in Malaysian gigi…
in French dent…
in Turkish diş, tarak/testere vb. dişi…
in Italian dente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齒…
in Russian зуб, зубец…
in Polish ząb…
in Vietnamese răng, răng (lược)…
in Portuguese dente…
in Thai ฟัน, สิ่งที่คล้ายฟัน…
in German der Zahn…
in Catalan dent…
in Japanese 歯…
in Indonesian gigi, menumbuhkan gigi…
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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