toothed

adjective
\ ˈtütht How to pronounce toothed (audio) , uncompounded also ˈtü-thəd \

Definition of toothed

: having teeth especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination fine-toothed

Examples of toothed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s false-toothed Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp in Impeachment: American Crime Story. Alison Willmore, Vulture, 23 Nov. 2021 Vera, a thick light-skinned woman with deep dimples that framed a large gap-toothed smile, always spoke with such authority. Marie Claire, 25 Oct. 2021 The folklore about the scary, razor-toothed piranha doesn’t accurately describe a pacu. Dallas News, 15 Sep. 2021 Ball first wore that jersey as a 5-foot-10, gap-toothed 13-year-old freshman who skipped a grade to play with his older brothers in high school. Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2021 Vera, a thick light-skinned woman with deep dimples that framed a large gap-toothed smile, always spoke with such authority. Marie Claire, 25 Oct. 2021 Loneliness is a thread that links the French Dispatch writers’ lives, even that of big-toothed Tilda’s Swinton’s chic art expert. K. Austin Collins, Rolling Stone, 25 Oct. 2021 Jaber is fifty-one, with a gap-toothed smile and a direct manner. The New Yorker, 4 Oct. 2021 Throughout the country, suburban areas such as Greenbelt, Maryland, and Arlington, Virginia, have wetlands, lakes and streams that were created or reshaped by large brown, flat-tailed, orange-toothed rodents. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of toothed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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27 Nov 2021

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“Toothed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toothed. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for toothed

toothed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of toothed

: having teeth : having teeth of a specified kind

toothed

adjective
\ ˈtütht How to pronounce toothed (audio) \

Kids Definition of toothed

: having or showing teeth especially of a particular kind sharp-toothed

toothed

adjective
\ ˈtütht also ˈtü-thəd \

Medical Definition of toothed

1 : having teeth especially of an indicated kind or number small-toothed individuals
2 : having pointed projections on the margin or surface

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