Definition of tooth
- a saw tooth
- drug laws with teeth
- jealousy with rankling tooth
- —Thomas Gray
The dentist will have to pull that tooth.
You should brush your teeth every morning and night.
She clenched her teeth in anger.
He has a set of false teeth.
the teeth of a saw
The labor union showed that it has teeth.
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: one of the hard white objects inside the mouth that are used for biting and chewing
: a sharp or pointed object that sticks out of something and is part of a row of similar objects
teeth : the power that makes something effective
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