toothing

/ (ˈtuːθɪŋ) /

noun

slang the practice of attempting to intitiate sex with strangers through text messages sent using Bluetooth telephone technology

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Example sentences from the Web for toothing

  • Then comes a softening process to prepare the files for the men who grind or file them to a true form, and for toothing.

  • The strange feature in this case is the zig-zag "toothing" which is employed to represent the jaws.

    In Search Of Gravestones Old And Curious|W.T. (William Thomas) Vincent
  • If the cause can be detected, as in toothing or worms, it should be removed.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin