from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having or showing prominent teeth.

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  • adj. Having prominent teeth

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Toothed; with teeth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having teeth; full of teeth.
  • Toothsome.
  • Biting; carping; crabbed; peevish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or showing prominent teeth


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  • The roughly 30-minute tour involves eight stops, all of which depict a different era in mining, progressing to a modern-day exhibit that shows the kind of toothy machines that continuously chew coal out of the black veins inside the Appalachians.


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  • "Anna keeps complaining she is too 'toothy' and the other staff are worried she has too many fillings.


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