[ tee-thing ]


, Dentistry.
  1. eruption of the deciduous teeth, especially the phenomena associated with their eruption.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of teething1

First recorded in 1725–35; teethe + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

The list of fixes for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro in the December and January patches is extensive and an installation should help relieve some of the serious teething issues users have experienced.

“We should have expected some teething troubles and allowed even more time than six months before the need date for processing and approval,” the report states.

Scilla, our Lagotto pup, is in that classic teething stage where she locks her teeth on anything she can.

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This has occurred with bean bag chairs, children's sweaters, and the Coco The Monkey Teething Toy.

Both of them wanted some teething cookies, so I gave each one.

The F135 engine has had several teething problems over the course of its development.

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.

A mother, worn out with hot nights of worrying over the ills of a teething child, sat rocking the little one.

Philip had been quick and ready on that occasion, had said the child was teething, and wrung corroboration from the father.

It is true I have heard it remarked that the wails of an infant when teething will penetrate through any obstacles.

After that Nell got the teething-ring, and when the child grasped and thrust it into its open mouth, the men all grinned.

The caves dug out of the debris heaps were all inhabited; the teething community never let us forget it.





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