Definition of teethe in English:

teethe

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Grow or cut milk teeth.

    ‘it soothes the discomfort of teething’
    • ‘Not everyone agrees that babies cry because they are teething - but many parents are convinced it causes some crying.’
    • ‘I think the main reason for this is that she's teething.’
    • ‘It's been tiring and she's teething but I get a lot of support.’
    • ‘If babies are teething, rub peppermint oil or aloe vera gel on the gums, or give them a teaspoon of the chamomile/ginger tea brew as needed.’
    • ‘From changing nappies to breastfeeding, weaning to teething, there are 101 things to learn when you have a new baby.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He has been teething for about three weeks now, with no sign of the impending teeth.’
    • ‘She knew how irritable he got when his baby was teething.’
    • ‘Apparently, a toddler can have swollen glands for teething, a cold, any little virus.’
    • ‘Your baby may also tug on their ear or even develop cold symptoms whilst teething.’
    • ‘Fever can also be caused by teething, dehydration and some childhood immunisations.’
    • ‘Fortunately he soon got better - I think it was probably a virus or he was teething.’
    • ‘I have a feeling that poor Franklin is teething.’
    • ‘Oil of cloves is mildly anaesthetic and is often used to soothe babies who are teething.’
    • ‘We share the same problems faced by most families with an 18-month-old child - teething, toddling, etc.’
    • ‘Try Teething Granules, which help relieve restlessness and irritability due to pain and tenderness associated with teething.’
    • ‘This always seems to happen when she is teething.’
    • ‘If you think the temperature is due to teething, run your finger over the gums to see if the gums are hot and sore.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘She has been teething so I brought her downstairs and got her settled on the sofa.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from teeth.

Pronunciation:

teethe

/tiːð/