Definition of teethe in English:

teethe

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Grow or cut teeth, especially milk teeth.

    • ‘From changing nappies to breastfeeding, weaning to teething, there are 101 things to learn when you have a new baby.’
    • ‘Chamomilla is good for earaches associated with teething.’
    • ‘He has been teething for about three weeks now, with no sign of the impending teeth.’
    • ‘He had taken up that nasty habit lately, but I assumed it was just because he was teething.’
    • ‘She has been teething so I brought her downstairs and got her settled on the sofa.’
    • ‘Fever can also be caused by teething, dehydration and some childhood immunisations.’
    • ‘Your baby may also tug on their ear or even develop cold symptoms whilst teething.’
    • ‘Apparently, a toddler can have swollen glands for teething, a cold, any little virus.’
    • ‘If you think the temperature is due to teething, run your finger over the gums to see if the gums are hot and sore.’
    • ‘For mild cases of teething, most infants will benefit from combination teething tablets that contain multiple homeopathic remedies.’
    • ‘I think the main reason for this is that she's teething.’
    • ‘Other conditions can also result in earaches, such as teething, a foreign object in the ear, or hard earwax.’
    • ‘Although tender and swollen gums could cause your baby's temperature to be a little higher than normal, teething, as a rule, does not cause high fever or diarrhea.’
    • ‘Some are designed to numb very specific types of pain - for example, from teething, hemorrhoids or sunburn.’
    • ‘As you might expect, there's plenty of questions and advice about teething, naps, and feeding.’
    • ‘It's been tiring and she's teething but I get a lot of support.’
    • ‘Increased drooling is common at this age but not necessarily associated with teething.’
    • ‘My mom said he's teething and has been pretty fussy lately.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Try Teething Granules, which help relieve restlessness and irritability due to pain and tenderness associated with teething.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Teeth can therefore serve a variety of functions in our lives from the time that the first deciduous (milk or primary) teeth appear, a process commonly known as teething.’
    • ‘Reasons for biting behavior among toddlers in group child care include teething, impulsiveness and lack of self-control, overstimulation, and frustration.’
    • ‘I have a feeling that poor Franklin is teething.’
    • ‘Hypersecretion commonly is caused by inflammation, such as teething, dental caries, and oral cavity infection.’
    • ‘This always seems to happen when she is teething.’
    • ‘You want the very best pediatrician for your baby - someone you can turn to for advice on teething, ear infections, potty training and the major stages of your child's development.’
    • ‘Children often experience some of these symptoms while teething (growing teeth).’
    • ‘Oil of cloves is mildly anaesthetic and is often used to soothe babies who are teething.’
    • ‘She knew how irritable he got when his baby was teething.’
    • ‘Not everyone agrees that babies cry because they are teething - but many parents are convinced it causes some crying.’
    • ‘We share the same problems faced by most families with an 18-month-old child - teething, toddling, etc.’
    • ‘If she hadn't seen them with her own eyes, Rebecca probably wouldn't have known her daughter was teething.’
    • ‘Today, this species is a sedative given in mild form to infants during teething and is used in commercial diuretics.’
    • ‘The causes for chewing wood can be tooth problems and teething, stomach or intestinal parasites or mineral deficiency.’
    • ‘If she turns around, she'll see the silver fob and chain, marked by their daughter's teething.’
    • ‘Paracetamol and teething gels were widely recommended by all groups, and 41 pharmacists recommended sedating medication.’
    • ‘However, small children have been known to incur health problems by ingesting loose chips of lead paint or by teething on painted woodwork, such as window sills.’
    • ‘Fortunately he soon got better - I think it was probably a virus or he was teething.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from teeth.

Pronunciation

teethe

/tið//tēT͟H/