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skin (one's) teeth

Definition of skin one's teeth in English:

West Indian Laugh or smile: Ambrose skinned his teeth, but didn’t laugh out loud
More example sentences
  • I took the same seat that I was just in and skinned my teeth.
  • Benoit's fish is lovely, but it's Leo's soup that skins our teeth.
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