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.

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.
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
Translations
جني الأسنان
Zahnfee
ratoncito Pérez
hammaskeiju
petite souris
fogtündér
tandenfee
zębowa wróżka
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Kids in the Midwest had the lowest monetary turnout, receiving between $4.04 and $5.70 from the Tooth Fairy for their first lost tooth.
Glickman cautions about lying about the Tooth Fairy: 'Your child could question if you're also lying about, say, the importance of vegetables or the existence of God.
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Delta Dental said it has reported the results of its annual Original Tooth Fairy Pool that reveals the average gift from the Tooth Fairy reached a new high of USD4.36 in 2014, up from USD3.50 in 2013.
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