Gumline vs Gumlike - What's the difference?

gumline | gumlike |


As a noun gumline

is the line along the top of the gums, where they meet the surface of the teeth.

As an adjective gumlike is

resembling gum.

gumline

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The line along the top of the gums, where they meet the surface of the teeth
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=December 20, author=Martha Schindler Connors, title=Pearly Wisdom, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=BEWARE OF BLOOD Leaving plaque along the gumline leaves gums swollen and inflamed and apt to bleed. }}

    Anagrams

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    gumlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling gum.
  • Synonyms

    * gummy