Definition of eyetooth in English:

eyetooth

Syllabification: eye·tooth
Pronunciation: /ˈīˈˌto͞oTH
 
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noun

A canine tooth, especially one in the upper jaw.
More example sentences
  • What would the difference be between the left eye tooth and the right eye tooth?
  • He smiled a dark smile showing a mouth full of pearl white teeth with a set of elongated eye teeth and canines and held out his hand.
  • He drew his mouth back into a sneer, revealing his menacing canine eye teeth.

Phrases

give one's eyeteeth for (or to be)

Do anything in order to have or be something: I’d give my eyeteeth for a lover
More example sentences
  • Two intelligent, independent individuals share their lives and a relationship which many couples would give their eye teeth for.
  • Her childhood was one any novelist would give his eye teeth for.
  • There are certainly no fillers amongst this lot; even the drum solo number sounds like something most bands would give their eye teeth for.

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