teeth·​er | \ ˈtē-t͟hər How to pronounce teether (audio) \

Definition of teether

: an object (such as a teething ring) designed for a baby to bite on during teething

Examples of teether in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is an organic ball and teether, sustainable wood batting toy, and four interchangeable learning card sets. Chris Hachey, BGR, 19 May 2021 The teether portion lets the child bite down without hurting you and it can be placed in the freezer in order to feel better on their teething mouth. Chris Hachey, BGR, 11 June 2021 There are five repositionable toys including a self-discovery mirror, elephant teether, crinkle panda, lion rattle, and monkey cymbal clackers. Chris Hachey, BGR, 19 May 2021 For the one who is teething: A macaron teether Gift your teething babe something to sink her teeth into. Lindsey Hunter Lopez, USA TODAY, 21 Jan. 2021 It’s a teether, a puzzle, a bath toy, and simply a toy for free play. Lindsey Hunter Lopez, USA TODAY, 7 Oct. 2020 There’s also a clasp at the bottom of each one, which can hold the silicone teether included in the set or can be used as a pacifier clip. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, 24 Sep. 2020 The classic water teether gets a fun new spin with Itzy Ritzy’s three-pack of cool cactus shapes. Lindsey Hunter Lopez, USA TODAY, 16 Sep. 2020 Instead of tempting them to catch a regular hard plastic disc in their teeth, this disc is made with soft rubber suitable for your tiny teether. Popular Science, 9 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of teether

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Teether.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teether. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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