teethe

verb \ ˈtēt͟h \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of teethe

teethed; teething
intransitive verb
: to experience the emergence of one's teeth through the gums

Examples of teethe in a Sentence

  1. The baby is starting to teethe.

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Origin and Etymology of teethe

back-formation from teething



TEETHE Defined for English Language Learners

teethe

verb

Definition of teethe for English Language Learners

  • : to have the first set of teeth begin to grow

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


TEETHE Defined for Kids

teethe

verb \ ˈtēt͟h \

Definition of teethe for Students

teethed; teething
: to experience the growth of teeth through the gums

Medical Dictionary

teethe

intransitive verb \ ˈtēt͟h \

medical Definition of teethe

teethed; teething
: to cut one's teeth : grow teeth


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