Spanish translation of “tooth”
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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
He has had a tooth out at the dentist’s. › something that looks or acts like a tooth
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
a toothed wheel. toothless adjective › without teeth
a toothless old woman. toothy adjective › showing a lot of teeth
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
a tube of toothpaste. toothpick noun › a small piece of wood, plastic etc for picking out food etc from between the teeth.
de dientes, dentrífico
palillo de dientes
be/get etc long in the tooth › (of a person or animal) to be, become etc, old
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.
a sweet tooth noun › a liking for sweet food
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.