toothpick

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noun tooth·pick \-ˌpik\

Definition of toothpick

  1. :  a pointed instrument (as a slender tapering piece of wood) for removing food particles lodged between the teeth

15th Century

First Known Use of toothpick

15th century


TOOTHPICK Defined for English Language Learners

toothpick

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noun tooth·pick \-ˌpik\

Definition of toothpick for English Language Learners

  • : a short, pointed stick used for removing small pieces of food from between your teeth


TOOTHPICK Defined for Kids

toothpick

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noun tooth·pick \ˈtüth-ˌpik\

Definition of toothpick for Students

  1. :  a pointed instrument for removing bits of food caught between the teeth


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toothpick

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noun tooth·pick \-ˌpik\

Medical Definition of toothpick

  1. :  a pointed instrument (as a slender tapering piece of wood) used for removing food particles lodged between the teeth


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