- n. A device that fits into the mouth over one or both arches of teeth, which is usually made of plastic. They may be used to protect aginst injury during sport or fighting, or may serve a medical purpose.
- mouth + guard (Wiktionary)
“Another South African victim of Australian double standards, a successor to the original Wikus van Heerden famous "mouthguard" incident (and many other obscenities).”
“Surveillance studies of mouthguard users and nonusers have consistently shown that mouthguards offer significant protection against sports-related injuries to the teeth and soft tissues.”
“Paul also recently posted artwork from the pitch presentation package for Batman 100, including this illustration of Batman putting in his mouthguard.”
“He looks different with his hair in the scrunchie and with that green plastic mouthguard”
“When I take a nap on weekends and don't wear the irritating anti-snoring mouthguard that my dentist recommended, I snore loudly enough to wake myself up.”
“Tuilagi, whose older brother Alesana was punished last week for precisely the same misdemeanour, wore the offending mouthguard in England's first two games of the tournament, against Argentina and Georgia in Dunedin.”
“In the Dunedin game Tuilagi wore a rogue, branded mouthguard, for which the RFU was fined £5,000 by the International Rugby Board.”
“Pacman's mouthguard comes out and there's a timeout in the corner.”
“The actress then reportedly sent husband Brian Austin Green to a sporting goods store where he scored a mouthguard, presumably designed for playing sports.”
“Belanger was not wearing a mouthguard and Bergeron's stick - a composite model wrapped in Kevlar to make it more durable - tore a labial frenulum (a muscle attachment) inside his mouth.”
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