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Pronunciation of Tooth: Learn how to pronounce Tooth in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word tooth:

noun (plural teeth /tiːθ/)
1each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws of most vertebrates, used for biting and chewing:
he clenched his teeth
[as modifier]:
tooth decay
each of a number of hard, pointed structures in or around the mouth of some invertebrates, functioning in the physical breakdown of food.
(teeth) genuine power or effectiveness of an organization or in a law or agreement:
the Charter would be fine if it had teeth and could be enforced
(teeth) used in curses or exclamations:
Hell’s teeth!
2a projecting part on a tool or other instrument, especially one of a series that function or engage together, such as a cog on a gearwheel or a point on a saw.
a projecting part on an animal or plant, especially one of a jagged or dentate row on the margin of a leaf or shell.
3 [in singular] an appetite or liking for a particular thing:
what a tooth for fruit a monkey has!
4 [mass noun] roughness given to a surface to allow colour or glue to adhere:
the paper used in copying machines is good as it has tooth and takes ink well

fight tooth and nail
fight very fiercely.
get (or sink) one’s teeth into
work energetically and productively on (a task):
the course gives students something to get their teeth into
in the teeth of
directly against (the wind):
in the teeth of the gale we set off for the farm
in spite of (opposition or difficulty):
the firm has expanded its building contracting division in the teeth of recession
set someone’s teeth on edge
see edge.


Old English tōth (plural tēth), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch tand and German Zahn, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin dent-, Greek odont-