Definition of teething in English:

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teething

Pronunciation: /ˈtēT͟HiNG/

noun

The process of growing one’s teeth, especially milk teeth.
Example sentences
  • She proposes that children's physical and emotional problems can be the result of teething, a process, she asserts, that can actually last through the teens.
  • Only nine paediatricians, but 30-50% of each of the other groups, believed that teething predisposes to infections, most commonly colds and ear infections.
  • Remedies specifically for teething are available from pharmacies, supermarkets and health food stores.

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Syllabification: teeth·ing

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