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- adj. exhibiting a gap between the teeth, especially between the two upper central incisors
- adj. exhibiting a gap where a tooth is missing, as of a child who has lost a baby tooth, or an adult who has lost a permanent tooth
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having conspicuous interstices between the teeth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having gaps in the line of teeth; wanting some of the teeth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having widely spaced teeth
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At least the late publisher William Gaines's MAD magazine -- having risen phoenixlike from the ashes of that witch hunt -- survives to smile a gap-toothed grin at today's news and reply smugly: "What, me worry?"
The first panic about increasingly gap-toothed high streets happened in early 2009.
Though his gap-toothed smile would light up his face, anger him and he revealed a very dark side, a natural ferocity accentuated by intimidating, sharklike eyes.
Cutting had crazy eyes and a huge gap-toothed smile, and he did not seem to assess the politics of every resident in the pancake line.
The Guardian sat down with our favorite gap-toothed supermodel -- the woman who recently declared she wants gay sons and whose Calvin Klein billboard has been banned in Australia for, according to some groups, being suggestive of violence and rape.
Fliers featuring photos of the girl with a gap-toothed smile were put up throughout Stewartstown and neighboring communities.
The gap-toothed 62-year-old is a serial cheater who needs treatment, pals say.
I was once like you, charmed by gap-toothed kids and lured by the chance to erase the blackboard whenever I wanted.
These gap-toothed, slack-jawed, hatemongers see nothing wrong with such disgusting and inappropriate displays.
The population is around 15,000, and compared with the gap-toothed high streets of so many comparable British towns, its centre seems relatively vibrant, an embodiment of that brazen post-communist capitalism whereby every available surface is plastered with an advert, and the more blatant the sales pitch, the better.
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