[ ahy-tooth ]
/ ˈaɪˌtuθ /
noun, plural eye·teeth [ahy-teeth] /ˈaɪˌtiθ/.
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Idioms for eyetooth
- to gain sophistication or experience; become worldly-wise.
- Also cut one's eyeteeth on. to be initiated or gain one's first experience in (a career, hobby, skill, etc.).
cut one's eyeteeth,
give one's eyeteeth, to give something one considers very precious, usually in exchange for an object or situation one desires: She would give her eyeteeth for that job.
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British Dictionary definitions for eyetooth
/ (ˌaɪˈtuːθ) /
noun plural -teeth
either of the two canine teeth in the upper jaw
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
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Medical definitions for eyetooth
[ ī′tōōth′ ]
A canine tooth of the upper jaw.
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