teethe
intransitive verb (teethed; teething) Etymology: back-formation from teething Date: 15th century to experience the emergence of one's teeth through the gums ; grow teeth

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  • teethe — tēth vi, teethed; teeth·ing to cut one s teeth: grow teeth …   Medical dictionary

  • teethe — [ti:ð] v [I] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: teeth] be teething if a baby is teething, its first teeth are growing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • teethe — [ tið ] verb intransitive usually progressive to start to get your first teeth as a baby ╾ teeth|ing noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • teethe — (v.) early 15c., probably from an unrecorded Old English verb *teþan, from toþ (see TOOTH (Cf. tooth)). Related: Teethed; TEETHING (Cf. teething) …   Etymology dictionary

  • teethe — ► VERB ▪ cut one s milk teeth …   English terms dictionary

  • teethe — [tēth] vi. teethed, teething [ME tethen < tethe, teeth] to grow teeth; cut one s teeth …   English World dictionary

  • teethe — UK [tiːð] / US [tɪð] verb [intransitive, usually progressive] Word forms teethe : present tense I/you/we/they teethe he/she/it teethes present participle teething past tense teethed past participle teethed to start to get your first teeth as a… …   English dictionary

  • teethe — /teedh/, v.i., teethed, teething. to grow teeth; cut one s teeth. [1375 1425; late ME tethen, deriv. of teth TEETH] * * * …   Universalium

  • teethe — verb /tiːð/ To grow teeth …   Wiktionary

  • teethe — vb American to fellate. An expression used on campus in the USA since around 2000 …   Contemporary slang

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