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adjective (1)

chiefly Scottish


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adjective (2)

: toothy

Word History


Adjective (1)

Middle English tethee, perhaps from tethen to teethe (from teth, teeth teeth) + -ee -y; from the irritability of teething infants

Adjective (2)

teeth + -y

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“Teethy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teethy. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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