denture denture  /ˈdɛn tʃər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Barney's removable dentures mystified his examiners; so did the dissimilarity between his skin and his wife'she is a Negro; she.
  2. Notions of age-appropriate behavior will soon be relegated as firmly to the past as dentures and black-and-white television.
  3. Chewing, mainly by those wearing dentures, can greatly accelerate the loss.

News

  • Tooth, denture found in yard

    FLORENCE — Police here are trying to figure out how a partial denture with a human root still attached ended up in a backyard here.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

Quotes

  • Or does a fresh faced, slightly dark-skinned, consummate political performer simply outdraw a respected septuagenarian who David Letterman said "looks like the kind of guy who brags that his new denture adhesive lets him eat corn on the cob."
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: David Letterman Source: Duluth News Tribune

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