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1. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense.

Synonyms

  • adult tooth
  • pulp
  • os
  • eye tooth
  • bone
  • incisor
  • dogtooth
  • molar
  • carnassial tooth
  • premolar
  • posterior
  • tooth root
  • bicuspid
  • dentin
  • canine
  • root
  • teeth
  • dentine
  • eyetooth
  • pulp cavity
  • deciduous tooth
  • anterior
  • milk tooth
  • chopper
  • cuspid
  • back tooth
  • pearly
  • tusk
  • stump
  • conodont
  • permanent tooth
  • fang
  • grinder
  • canine tooth
  • baby tooth
  • crown
  • dentition
  • primary tooth
  • malposed tooth
  • front tooth

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Tooth

  • untruth
  • wermuth
  • vermouth
  • uncouth
  • duluth
  • truth
  • sleuth
  • pluth
  • meuth
  • kluth
  • gluth
  • fruth
  • bluth
  • youth
  • schuth
  • ruth
  • rueth
  • puth
  • muth
  • luth
  • lueth
  • knuth
  • huth
  • guth
  • buth
  • booth

Example sentences of the word tooth


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull layers apart with a rat tooth comb, a paddle brush, or your fingers.

2. Coordinating conjunction
Substances found in green tea may prevent tooth decay and food poisoning from occurring, according to Muirhead.

3. Determiner
But the shark tooth capital of the world is Venice Public Beach north of Fort Myers.

4. Noun, plural
Spaniards like to say that the people of Cantabria are known for their sweet tooth.

Quotes containing the word tooth


1. My secret indulgent food is dessert. I have an incredible sweet tooth - chocolate pudding with vanilla ice-cream or trifle and pavlova. I do love dessert.
- Deborra-Lee Furness

2. Doctor Who: You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!(from Tooth and Claw in Season 2)
- Russell T. Davies

3. Canada is a myth people made up to entertain children, like the Tooth Fairy. There’s no such place.
- Christopher Moore

2. fine-tooth

adjective. having fine teeth set close together.

Synonyms

  • toothed

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • edentate

3. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] something resembling the tooth of an animal.

Synonyms

  • power saw
  • projection
  • cog
  • saw
  • sawing machine
  • sprocket

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • subsequent
  • chromatic
  • ride

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • denticle
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • rounded
  • descendant
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] a means of enforcement.

Synonyms

  • means
  • way

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • front
  • anterior

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] one of a number of uniform projections on a gear.

Synonyms

  • gear
  • gear wheel
  • geared wheel
  • cogwheel

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • nondevelopment
  • disjoin
  • natural object

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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