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toothless

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adjective tooth·less \ˈtüth-ləs\

Simple Definition of toothless

  • : having or showing no teeth

  • : not effective or powerful

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of toothless

  1. 1 :  having no teeth

  2. 2a :  lacking in sharpness or bite <spoke in toothless generalities — Arthur Hepner>b :  lacking in means of enforcement or coercion :  ineffectual

14th Century

First Known Use of toothless

14th century


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toothless

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adjective tooth·less \ˈtüth-ləs\

Medical Definition of toothless

  1. :  having no teeth




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