Teeth meaning

tēth
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Teeth are the hard, small, white enamel-covered structures set into a jaw.

An example of teeth are the white structures used to bite into something.

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Plural form of tooth.
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(plural only) The ability to be enforced, or to be enforced to any useful effect.
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armed (or dressed) to the teeth
  • as armed (or dressed up) as one can be
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get one's teeth into
  • to become fully occupied or absorbed with
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in the teeth of
  • directly against; in the face of
  • in opposition to; defying
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set one's teeth
  • to prepare to meet firmly something difficult or unpleasant
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show one's teeth
  • to show hostility; threaten angrily
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throw something in someone's teeth
  • to reproach someone for something
  • to hurl (a challenge, taunt, etc.) at someone
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

armed (<i>or</i> dressed) to the teeth
get one's teeth into
set one's teeth

Origin of teeth

  • Old English tēþ, nominative plural of tōþ.

    From Wiktionary