toothpick
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /tuːθ.pɪk/
Noun

toothpick (plural toothpicks)

  1. A small, usually wooden, stick, often pointed at both ends, for removing food residue from between the teeth.
Synonyms Translations Verb

toothpick (toothpicks, present participle toothpicking; past and past participle toothpicked)

  1. (transitive) To spear (food) on a toothpick.
  2. (transitive) To transfer (a sample of bacteria, etc.) by means of a toothpick.



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