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Spanish translation of “tooth”

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.
(Definition of tooth from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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