toothache

noun tooth·ache \ ˈtüth-ˌāk \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of toothache

: pain in or about a tooth

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First Known Use of toothache

14th century


TOOTHACHE Defined for English Language Learners

toothache

noun

Definition of toothache for English Language Learners

  • : pain in or near a tooth


TOOTHACHE Defined for Kids

toothache

noun tooth·ache \ ˈtüth-ˌāk \

Definition of toothache for Students

: pain in or near a tooth

Medical Dictionary

toothache

noun tooth·ache \ ˈtüth-ˌāk \

medical Definition of toothache

: pain in or about a tooth called also odontalgia


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