teething


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teeth·ing

 (tē′thĭng)
n.
The eruption through the gums of the primary teeth.

teething

(ˈtiːðɪŋ)
n
1. (Medicine) the process of cutting one's baby teeth
2. (Medicine) (as modifier): a teething baby; teething pains.

teeth•ing

(ˈti ðɪŋ)

n.
eruption of the deciduous teeth, esp. the phenomena associated with their eruption.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teething - the eruption through the gums of baby teethteething - the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
precocious dentition - teething at an earlier age than expected
Translations

teething

[ˈtiːðɪŋ]
A. Ndentición f
B. CPD teething ring Nchupador m, mordedor m
teething troubles, teething problems NPL (Brit) (fig) → problemas mpl iniciales

teething

nZahnen nt

teething

:
teething ring
nBeißring m
teething troubles
pl (Brit fig) → Kinderkrankheiten pl

teething

[ˈtiːðɪŋ] ndentizione f

teeth·ing

n. dentición, brote de los dientes.

teething

n dentición f (form), erupción f dental (form), salida de los dientes
References in classic literature ?
But by-and-by, when the teething worry was over and the idols went to sleep at proper hours, leaving Mamma time to rest, she began to miss John, and find her workbasket dull company, when he was not sitting opposite in his old dressing gown, comfortably scorching his slippers on the fender.
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was, that they escaped teething.
He would cry for nothing; he would burst into storms of devilish temper without notice, and let go scream after scream and squall after squall, then climax the thing with "holding his breath"-- that frightful specialty of the teething nursling, in the throes of which the creature exhausts its lungs, then is convulsed with noiseless squirmings and twistings and kickings in the effort to get its breath, while the lips turn blue and the mouth stands wide and rigid, offering for inspection one wee tooth set in the lower rim of a hoop of red gums; and when the appalling stillness has endured until one is sure the lost breath will never return, a nurse comes flying, and dashes water in the child's face, and--presto
But you spent it on a rattle for that badger's baby when he was teething.
Late as he plowed, in the hot summer evenings, her sweaty fingers were busy still later with patching, brought home to boost along some young wife struggling with a teething baby.
I felt what a forlorn little chap Timothy was, with no one to say a word for him, and I became his champion and hinted something about teething, but withdrew it when it seemed too surprising, and tried to get on to safer ground, such as bibs and general intelligence, but the painter fellow was so willing to let me have my say, and knew so much more about babies than is fitting for men to know, that I paled before him and wondered why the deuce he was listening to me so attentively.
When my father once stood on the lecturer's rostrum, and delivered his excellent discourse, called "Medical Hints to Maids and Mothers on Tight Lacing and Teething," the benches were left empty by the ungrateful women of England, who were not in the slightest degree anxious to feast their eyes on the sight of a learned adviser and respectable man.
Her fits of passion, which are awful to behold, and are usually called teething, are no such thing; they are her natural exasperation, because we don't understand her, though she is talking an intelligible language.
8) Undercutter and Woodcutter are probably popular names (after the style of Hesiod's `Boneless One') for the worm thought to be the cause of teething and toothache.
Yes; I've nursed five children and buried three; and the one I loved the best of all, and tended through croup, and teething, and measles, and hooping-cough, and brought up with foreign masters, regardless of expense, and with accomplishments at Minerva House--which I never had when I was a girl--when I was too glad to honour my father and mother, that I might live long in the land, and to be useful, and not to mope all day in my room and act the fine lady--says I'm a murderess.
TWO mums who invented a chewy bib for teething tots have received a top award for entrepreneurship.
In March, the ECHO reported she had signed a distribution agreement, at the offices of Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce, with business partner Idol Health Science and Technology (HST) which will see Idol handle Izzy Melody's BabyBangle teething aids throughout China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao.