Teeth

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Definition

the teeth: the hard bonelike structures in the jaw used for biting and chewing food
noun
Note the singular: a tooth

to brush one's teeth: to clean, to wash one's teeth
idiom

(a) toothy (smile): (a smile) which shows or reveals a person's teeth
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: Rabbits have very big front teeth.
US: You should brush your teeth three times a day.
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Examples

  • "If there is anything I cannot stand it's filthy teeth."
  • "And this time, please brush your teeth before you go to bed."
  • "Edward : Go and clean your teeth!"
  • "Look at my teeth, they're white and clean!"
  • "Weapon used: LARGE TEETH"
  • "Bruno had been poisoned and his body mutilated in many ways - cigarette burns, bullet wounds, stab wounds, teeth marks, etc."
  • "Today, all I got to eat was a lettuce leaf with a slug trail on it and a 'fruit salad' consisting of a banana, an apple, and a tooth."
  • "His crooked teeth!"
  • "You must brush your teeth at least twice a day."
  • "Every Mile High stewardess is trained to wear miniskirts, brush her teeth, and apply fake tan."

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