Definition of toothpick in English:


Line breaks: tooth|pick
Pronunciation: /ˈtuːθpɪk


  • A short pointed piece of wood or plastic used for removing bits of food lodged between the teeth.
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    • Run a plastic toothpick or the end of a big sewing machine needle around the insignia and rings.
    • Once the squid are ready, remove the toothpicks.
    • Allow the slices to cool; cut them into half-inch pieces and skewer with toothpicks.

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