intransitive verb \ˈth\

: to have the first set of teeth begin to grow

: to bite on something in order to relieve pain caused by teething


Full Definition of TEETHE

:  to experience the emergence of one's teeth through the gums

Examples of TEETHE

  1. The baby is starting to teethe.

Origin of TEETHE

back-formation from teething
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with TEETHE


intransitive verb \ˈth\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TEETHE

: to cut one's teeth : grow teeth


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