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, fairy, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
Translations
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London, December 14 ( ANI ): The tradition of leaving a tooth under a pillow for the tooth fairy to collect is still practised in various countries.