saw-toothed

adjective \ ˈsȯ-ˈtütht \

Definition of saw-toothed

1 : having teeth like those of a saw
  • a saw-toothed shark
2 : sawtooth

First Known Use of saw-toothed

circa 1857

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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saw-toothed Synonyms

Synonyms

serrate, serrated;

Near Antonyms

flat, smooth;

Related Words

serried;

jagged, ragged;

wavy;


SAW-TOOTHED Defined for Kids

saw-toothed

adjective \ ˈsȯ-ˈtütht \

Definition of saw-toothed for Students

: having an edge or outline like the teeth of a saw

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