eyetooth


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eye·tooth

 (ī′to͞oth′)
n.
A canine tooth of the upper jaw.

[Perhaps so called from its location immediately below the eye.]

eyetooth

(ˌaɪˈtuːθ)
n, pl -teeth
1. (Dentistry) either of the two canine teeth in the upper jaw
2. give one's eyeteeth for to go to any lengths to achieve or obtain (something): I'd give my eyeteeth for a radio as good as that.

eye•tooth

(ˈaɪˌtuθ)

n., pl. -teeth (-ˌtiθ)
a canine tooth of the upper jaw.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyetooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolarseyetooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
fang - canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Translations

eyetooth

[ˈaɪtuːθ] N (eyeteeth (pl)) → colmillo m
I'd give my eyeteeth for a car like that/to see itdaría cualquier cosa por un coche como ese/por verlo

eyetooth

[aɪˈtuːθ] ncanine f supérieure
I'd give my eyeteeth for it (fig)je donnerais n'importe quoi pour ça
I'd give my eyeteeth to do it → Je donnerais n'importe quoi pour le faire.

eyetooth

[ˌaɪˈtuːθ] n (-teeth (pl)) → canino superiore
to give one's eye-teeth for sth/to do sth (fam) (fig) → dare non so che cosa per qc/per fare qc
References in classic literature ?
She has lost a tooth, next to the eyetooth on the left?
Not that I'm entirely sure what an eyetooth is, mind, but I sure did a lot of boards.
ear as a prime for eyetooth and eyesight) facilitated processing when the transparency of the first and second constituents matched (i.