tooth fairy

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tooth fairy

n.
A fairy imagined to leave money under a young child's pillow in place of a tooth that has just fallen out.
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tooth′ fair′y


n.
a fairy credited with leaving a child money or a small gift in exchange for a baby tooth placed under the child's pillow.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tooth fairy - a fairy that is said to leave money at night under a child's pillow to compensate for a baby tooth falling outtooth fairy - a fairy that is said to leave money at night under a child's pillow to compensate for a baby tooth falling out
faerie, faery, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
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Translations
جني الأسنان
Zahnfee
ratoncito Pérez
hammaskeiju
petite souris
fogtündér
tandenfee
zębowa wróżka
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