Definition of toothbrush in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtuːθbrʌʃ/


A small brush with a long handle, used for cleaning the teeth.
Example sentences
  • Relatives of missing people were asked to provide DNA samples by bringing in toothbrushes, hair brushes, electric razors, and other personal items.
  • I was made to feel a failure because I don't keep old toothbrushes to clean those hard to reach cracks with and was made to feel a fool because I still have a toilet brush.
  • On the fifth day the guards said that they had verified the women's statements and brought them clean underwear, toothbrushes and toothpaste.

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