from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having or showing prominent teeth.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective R Toothed; with teeth.

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  • adjective Having prominent teeth

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

  • adjective having or showing prominent teeth


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  • His house-made strozzapreti with wild boar ragu has the kind of toothy textural mojo passed down by generations of nonnas; his pillowy gnocchi with rabbit confit sauce is dressed in a thin arugula pesto that had my table gobsmacked; and an Acquarello aged-rice pudding accented with crunchy puffed rice brittle makes playful but respectful use of esoteric ingredients.

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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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  • If the croc doesn't like the invaders in his tank, "there's a good chance you'll receive a very 'toothy' reception," viewers are warned. - Stuff

  • Anna Wintour keeps complaining that in the pictures that the young beauty is too "toothy"!.

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  • Don't be afraid of his "toothy" skin, he's really a softie.

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