false teeth


plural noun

a denture, especially a pair of removable full dentures of both jaws.

Nearby words

  1. false scorpion,
  2. false solomon's-seal,
  3. false start,
  4. false step,
  5. false suture,
  6. false topaz,
  7. false vampire,
  8. false vocal cord,
  9. false vocal cords,
  10. false waters

Origin of false teeth

First recorded in 1785–95

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British Dictionary definitions for false teeth

false teeth

pl n

a denture, esp a removable complete set of artificial teeth for one or both jaws
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