gap-toothed


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gap-toothed

 (găp′to͞otht′)
adj.
Having a noticeable or prominent space between the teeth, especially the upper front teeth.

gap-toothed

adj
(Dentistry) having wide spaces between the teeth

gap′-toothed`



adj.
having noticeable space between adjacent teeth, usu. front teeth.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gap-toothed - having widely spaced teeth; "his gap-toothed grin"
toothed - having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination; "saw-toothed"
Translations

gap-toothed

[ˈgæpˈtuːθt] ADJ (= with gaps between teeth) → con los dientes separados; (= with teeth missing) → desdentado, con la dentadura llena de huecos, al/a la que le faltan varios dientes
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She involuntarily closed her eyes again, but in vain; she fancied that she still saw through the rosy lids that gnome's mask, one-eyed and gap-toothed.
Even the ribaldry of the low characters is different: the Reeve, the Miller, and the Cook are several men, and distinguished from each other as much as the mincing Lady- Prioress and the broad-speaking, gap-toothed Wife of Bath.
The World Cup winning footballer, famous for his gap-toothed jig around Wembley in 1966 with the Jules Rimet trophy after helping Alf Ramsey's England side to a 4-2 World Cup final win, was also diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago.
He lost two front teeth during the battle and had teammate Matt Giteau tweeting a memorable photograph of them (above) and saying that gap-toothed Halfpenny now "smiles like a piano".
A freckled little girl with copper-coloured ringlets and a gap-toothed smile.
Then there's Vanessa Paradis as a gap-toothed, untouchable widow called Avigal that both Turturro with Liev Schreiber's Jewish cop Dovi both have real feelings for.
A WOMAN was raped by a gap-toothed man near a cemetery shortly after the Bells yesterday.
The conductor is the second of the Phil's four Artists in Residence, and despite not being as high profile as the inaugural incumbent Bryn Terfel (the hall was disappointingly gap-toothed, for whatever reason, last night) he's hugely enS tertaining in his own fashion.
And here's a portrait, his glasses' clear round frames ahead of their time, omniscient, gap-toothed, his eyes not without kindness; and here, wedding day, his wife's big white hat, his cursor nose, a shock of bangs combed over, the rest of his head shaved.
Wasn't it mere days ago she was reciting that poem, gap-toothed, in front of the middle school classroom?
Will they remain happy when they discover a gap-toothed yokel kills them in the "traditional" way with a handcrafted oak pick-axe handle?
Some of the pillows can even be customized with your little gap-toothed child's name.