tooth

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtuːθ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tuθ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(to̅o̅th)

Inflections of 'tooth' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": teeth
Inflections of 'tooth' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
tooths
v 3rd person singular
toothing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
toothed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
toothed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

tooth

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has lost all of her [baby, primary, milk] teeth
  2. has all of her adult teeth
  3. one of her teeth is loose
  4. just lost his first tooth
  5. [had, got] a tooth pulled
  6. [having] teeth pulled
  7. had [two] teeth [extracted, pulled out]
  8. cracked her tooth (on)
  9. has a cracked tooth
  10. lost his front tooth playing [rugby, football]
  11. methods for whitening your teeth
  12. her teeth are stained from [coffee, wine]
  13. [coffee] stains on his teeth
  14. a wisdom tooth [coming in, that needs to be pulled]
  15. has a (fossilized) shark's tooth
  16. the [cat, dog] showed its teeth (in warning)
  17. idiom: is a bit long in the tooth
  18. figurative: sank his teeth into the [work, project]
  19. idiom: armed to the teeth
n as adj
  1. the tooth fairy came
  2. a shark-tooth necklace
  3. teeth-whitening methods
  4. wears down your tooth enamel
  5. to prevent tooth decay
'tooth' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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