Verboticism: Coldteeth

Coldteeth

Created by: Clayton

Definition: n. A fear dental instruments, in particular the fear that your dentist will drop an instrument down your throat while chatting with the dental assistant.

Pronunciation: kohld-teeth

Sentence: Myra got coldteeth every time she visited the dentist. When she was twelve, her orthodontist prescribed Hubba Bubba for her gum disease.

Etymology: cold feet + gold teeth

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Comments: Coldteeth

ErWenn - 2007-06-27: 06:41:00
Good word.