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

Translation of tooth in Italian:

noun pl. teeth

  • (of person, animal, comb, zip, saw)
    dente (masculine)
    set of teeth
    (one's own)
    dentatura
    (false)
    dentiera
    to bare o show one's teeth
    scoprire i denti, mostrare i denti [figurative]
    to mutter between one's teeth
    borbottare fra i denti
    to flash one's teeth at somebody
    fare un sorriso smagliante a qualcuno
    to cut one's teeth
    (baby)
    mettere i denti
    to cut one's teeth on [figurative]
    farsi le ossa con

also: -toothed adjective in composti

  • fine-, wide-toothed comb
    pettine a denti fitti, larghi

transitive verb

  • 1 (supply with teeth)
    fornire di denti

intransitive verb

Idioms

to be a bit long in the tooth

[informal]
non essere più giovane

to be fed up to the back teeth

non poterne più o averne le scatole piene (of, with di)

to do something in the teeth of

fare qualcosa alla faccia di, in barba a

to have teeth

avere potere

to give something teeth

dare forza a qualcosa

to get one's teeth into something

applicarsi a fondo a qualcosa

it's a job she can get her teeth into

to lie through one's teeth

to set somebody's teeth on edge

dare sui nervi a qualcuno, urtare o fare innervosire qualcuno

to throw something in somebody's teeth

rinfacciare qualcosa a qualcuno, buttare qualcosa in faccia a qualcuno

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