toothpaste

noun tooth·paste \ ˈtüth-ˌpāst \
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of toothpaste

: a paste for cleaning the teeth

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First Known Use of toothpaste

1832

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TOOTHPASTE Defined for English Language Learners

toothpaste

Definition of toothpaste for English Language Learners

  • : a substance that is used for cleaning teeth


TOOTHPASTE Defined for Kids

toothpaste

noun tooth·paste \ ˈtüth-ˌpāst \

Definition of toothpaste for Students

: a paste for cleaning the teeth

Medical Dictionary

toothpaste

noun tooth·paste \ -ˌpāst \

medical Definition of toothpaste

: a paste for cleaning the teeth


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