Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A brush used for cleaning teeth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A brush, used with toothpaste, for cleaning the teeth.
  • v. To clean or scrub with a toothbrush.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A brush for cleaning the teeth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small brush, with a long straight or curved handle, used for cleaning the teeth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. slang for a mustache
  • n. small brush; has long handle; used to clean teeth

Etymologies

tooth +‎ brush (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "My physician gave me what he called the toothbrush talk," he says.

    Prescription Problem Children

  • I'm fascinated by what I refer to as toothbrush technology.

    Talking Points

  • I've just missed a couple of shirts, and my best toothbrush is gone.

    Chapter 21

  • But what they want with your toothbrush is more than I can imagine.

    Chapter 21

  • That was the icing on the cake, and I started to open my mouth to unleash about how unfair it was that I was always at his place, and that I was tired of lugging my crap back and forth, when I noticed that he had silently moved my toothbrush from the side of the sink, and placed it in the toothbrush holder next to his.

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  • The new toothbrush is standard Easter basket material for my mother.

    Ideas for Easter Baskets

  • At a time when eco-friendly products are starting to pop up at major retailers like Target and Walmart, the test marketing of the Preserve toothbrush is another indicator that more eco-friendly products are inching closer and closer to the mainstream market.

    recycline

  • The toothbrush is made from 100% recycled plastic up to 65% of which comes from recycled plastic donated by yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm.

    recycline

  • Of course, she was just keeping her house in as good a state of repair as she could, but getting me to scrub the grouting in the shower with bleach and a toothbrush is taking things a little too far.

    Thank you, Pam « Sven’s guide to…

  • I find yoga breathing, zen meditation, and the SonicCare toothbrush is my salvation.

    The Shark Has Pretty Teeth, Dear, ‘Cuz He Eats Dentists | Her Bad Mother

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