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teeth

[teeth] /tiθ/
noun
1.
plural of tooth.
Related forms
teethless, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for teethless

teeth

/tiːθ/
noun
1.
the plural of tooth
2.
the most violent part: the teeth of the gale
3.
the power to produce a desired effect: that law has no teeth
4.
by the skin of one's teeth, See skin (sense 14)
5.
get one's teeth into, to become engrossed in
6.
in the teeth of, in direct opposition to; against: in the teeth of violent criticism he went ahead with his plan
7.
show one's teeth, to threaten, esp in a defensive manner
8.
to the teeth, to the greatest possible degree: armed to the teeth
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Word Origin and History for teethless

teeth

n.

plural of tooth (n.).

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teethless in Medicine

teeth (tēth)
n.
Plural of tooth.

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Slang definitions & phrases for teethless

teeth

Related Terms

dressed to the teeth, drop one's teeth


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Idioms and Phrases with teethless
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