Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of eyetooth.

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Examples

  • Most artists -- including the legendary and influential -- would give their eyeteeth to meet the folks who've taken the time to embrace their work.

    Susie Bright: How to Get Your Favorite Author to Visit Your Home Town

  • Meanwhile the two principals in this affair will be having a beer with the President of the United States, and I would give my eyeteeth to be a mouse in the corner.

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  • His eyeteeth protrude slightly which has grown to really bother Kay, even though for a long time she thought it was endearing.

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  • Does this volume include stories that every writer — being honest — would give his or her eyeteeth to have written?

    Eyes on the Prize

  • I have been to my share of Worldcons and I would have given my eyeteeth for events organized as you describe them at RT even as a full member.

    Time to throw open the doors «

  • It is simply the greener and cleaner way of doing something that any photographer from the past would have given his eyeteeth to do as easily.

    PhotoHunt: Painted « Mudpuddle

  • I cut my eyeteeth I think on the thrillers of John Le Carre, for example, although when I was younger, I suppose I read a lot of Robert Ludlum, too.

    Stephen Carter On The Artful Thrill Of 'Tinker, Tailor'

  • Most junior politicians would give their eyeteeth for that type of media attention, which Franken earned before he ever became a politician.

    Chris Weigant: My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

  • Anna associated dreams in which molars, eyeteeth, or front teeth fell out with the loss of a loved one; she had dentures and had buried almost all of her friends from her generation.

    Yoani Sanchez: Losing a Tooth, Winning a Number

  • Her almond-shaped eyes and weird orthodontist-defying eyeteeth.

    Vicious Grace

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