Definition for teething (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), teethed, teeth·ing.
Origin of teethe
Examples from the Web for teething
Both of them wanted some teething cookies, so I gave each one.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner has had its share of ‘teething problems’—and now the FAA has temporarily grounded it.
While Revenge is creatively solid, there have been teething issues along the way.‘Revenge’: Emily VanCamp, Mike Kelley, Madeleine Stowe, and Gabriel Mann on the ABC Soap|Jace Lacob|February 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I repeat it; there is very little difference in the nature of the food required ever after teething.The Young Mother|William A. Alcott
Affections arising from teething of children, are often of a serious character.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
It is true I have heard it remarked that the wails of an infant when teething will penetrate through any obstacles.Dickory Dock|L. T. Meade
Teething, colic, or any pain will result in disturbed sleep.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
The day on which he returned from Leghorn he found little Percy ill of a fever produced by teething.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for teething
Word Origin and History for teething (1 of 2)
1724, verbal noun from teethe (v.).