Definition of toothed
: having teeth especially of a specified kind or number —often used in combination fine-toothed
Recent Examples of toothed from the Web
As is the case with a lot of the new characters this season, the only way to know Farren was playing a young member of Twin Peaks’s famed Horne family was to go through the closing credits with a fine-toothed comb and IMDb at the ready.
They have been likened to sabre-toothed sausages, miniature walruses, and, not infrequently, phalluses on legs.
Dilophosaurus, Cryolophosaurus, Sinosaurus... all these sharp-toothed representatives of their age bore flashy crests atop their skulls.
Seals, sea lions, and small toothed whales are known to be some of great white sharks' primary prey, but the study revealed scavenging may be a significant source of their diet.
For over 30 years, Combs fixed continuous miners, gargantuan jagged-toothed machines, and dusty shuttle cars deep in the mines’ reaches.
Some 12,000 years ago, the saber-toothed cat stalked grasslands across the Americas, pouncing on unsuspecting horses and bison before sinking its ferocious fangs into their throats and bellies.
In a new paper published in the journal Current Biology, researchers describe new revelations on how fangblennies—the long-toothed, eel-like cousins of blenny fish—bite.
Try L'Oréal Paris Touch-On Highlights ($12.99), which contains a fine-toothed plastic brush tool that slips onto your fingertip for controlled color application.
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First Known Use of toothed
TOOTHED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of toothed for English Language Learners
: having teeth : having teeth of a specified kind
TOOTHED Defined for Kids
Definition of toothed for Students
: having or showing teeth especially of a particular kind sharp-toothed
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