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teethe

American English: /tið/
British English: /tiːð/

intransitive verb

  • she's teething
    Example sentences
    • Parents, midwives, health visitors, and doctors blame teething for a wide range of symptoms in babies, including diarrhoea, drooling, crankiness, rashes, and strong smelling urine.
    • In every group most of those who believed that teething causes symptoms ascribed irritability, dribbling or drooling, biting objects, sleep problems, inflamed gums, and red cheeks to teething.
    • Fever can also be caused by teething, dehydration and some childhood immunisations.
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