toothy

adjective \ ˈtü-thē \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of toothy

toothier; toothiest
1 :having or showing prominent teeth
  • toothy grin
2 :toothsome 2

toothily

play \-thə-lē\ adverb

Examples of toothy in a Sentence

  1. a selection of gourmet cookies and other toothy delights

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First Known Use of toothy

1530


TOOTHY Defined for English Language Learners

toothy

adjective

Definition of toothy for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing many teeth


TOOTHY Defined for Kids

toothy

adjective \ ˈtü-thē \

Definition of toothy for Students

toothier; toothiest
:having or showing many usually large teeth
  • a toothy grin


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