Definition of tooth powder in US English:

tooth powder


  • Powder used for cleaning the teeth.

    • ‘His series of 12 advertisements for Japan's Smoca tooth powder is the best part of the exhibition.’
    • ‘Advertising tobacco, or tobacco-related products, such as snuff, chewing tobacco and even tooth powder containing tobacco, can mean two years' jail and, or a 1,000 rupee fine.’
    • ‘We want for nothing save a candle to write by and tooth powder.’
    • ‘It is also served as an ingredient for several Ayurvedic medicines, including tooth powder.’
    • ‘The sponsors appeared during breaks with promos for products such as herbal tooth powder.’
    • ‘Of the specific products, tobacco toothpaste (creamy snuff) and tooth powder (lal dant manjan) were common in all states (table).’
    • ‘Even toilet items such as ilathali, herbal oil, tooth powder and others are among the items on display here.’
    • ‘For his meeting with the Queen, though, he felt he had to hire, for four shillings, a specially long ‘full-bottom’ wig, as well as some tooth powder, so that his breath did not offend the royal presence.’
    • ‘It comes as cheap tooth powder in India, a chalky flavored paste in China, and a trendy gel aimed at high-growth youth markets.’
    • ‘The following homemade natural tooth powder does a great job of polishing my teeth and leaves my mouth feeling clean and refreshed.’
    • ‘Oxfam has begun providing emergency food, clean water and hygiene packs - comprising soap, buckets, mugs, towels, tooth powder and sanitary towels - to 10,000 families in the worst affected areas of Kheda, Baroda and Amreli.’
    • ‘For sage tooth powder, grind a couple of handfuls of sage leaves with a handful of sea salt in a pestle and mortar.’
    • ‘They included smoker's tooth powder, his shaver and polythene bags full of medications and the dreadful Brut aftershave.’


tooth powder

/ˈto͞oTH ˌpoudər/