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British English: /tuːθ/
American English: /tuθ/

Translation of tooth in French:


  • also: pl teeth
    (of person, animal, comb, zip, saw) set of teeth (one's own)
    to bare ou show one's teeth
    [literal] [figurative]
    to mutter between one's teeth
    murmurer entre ses dents
    to flash one's teeth at somebody
    sourire à quelqu'un de toutes ses dents
    to cut one's teeth
    faire or percer ses dents
    to cut one's teeth on
    se faire les dents sur
  • also: -toothed
    (dans composés) fine-/wide-toothed comb
    peigne (m) fin/à dents larges


to be a bit long in the tooth

n'être plus tout jeune

to be fed up to the back teeth

en avoir marre (informal) or ras le bol
(informal) of, with de

to do something in the teeth of

faire quelque chose malgré or en dépit de

to have teeth

avoir du pouvoir

to give something teeth

donner plus de poids à quelque chose

to get one's teeth into something

s'investir (à fond) dans quelque chose

it's a job she can get her teeth into

c'est un travail dans lequel elle peut s'investir

to lie through one's teeth

mentir effrontément or comme un arracheur de dents

to set somebody's teeth on edge

taper sur les nerfs (informal) de quelqu'un, agacer quelqu'un

to throw something in somebody's teeth

reprocher quelque chose à quelqu'un

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