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adj. tooth·i·er, tooth·i·est
Having or showing prominent teeth.

tooth′i·ly adv.


adj, toothier or toothiest
having or showing numerous, large, or projecting teeth: a toothy grin.
ˈtoothily adv
ˈtoothiness n


(ˈtu θi, -ði)

adj. i•er, i•est.
having or displaying conspicuous teeth: a toothy smile.
tooth′i•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.toothy - having or showing prominent teethtoothy - having or showing prominent teeth; "a toothy smile"
toothed - having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination; "saw-toothed"
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[ˈtʊθɪ] ADJ (toothier (compar) (toothiest (superl))) → dentudo
to give sb a toothy smilesonreír a algn enseñando mucho los dientes


[ˈtuːθi] adj [smile, grin] → carnassier


adj (+er) she’s a bit toothysie hat ein ziemliches Pferdegebiss (pej inf); he gave me a toothy smileer lachte mich an und zeigte dabei seine Zähne/Zahnlücken


[ˈtuːθɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → che ha una dentatura cavallina
to give sb a toothy smile → fare a qn un sorriso a trentadue denti


(tuːθ) nounplural teeth (tiːθ)
1. any of the hard, bone-like objects that grow in the mouth and are used for biting and chewing. He has had a tooth out at the dentist's.
2. something that looks or acts like a tooth. the teeth of a comb/saw.
teethe (tiːð) verb
(of a baby) to grow one's first teeth. He cries a lot because he's teething.
toothed adjective
having teeth. a toothed wheel.
ˈtoothless adjective
without teeth. a toothless old woman.
ˈtoothy adjective
showing a lot of teeth. a toothy grin.
ˈtoothache noun
a pain in a tooth. He has / is suffering from toothache.
ˈtoothbrush noun
a brush for cleaning the teeth.
ˈtoothpaste noun
a kind of paste used to clean the teeth. a tube of toothpaste.
ˈtoothpick noun
a small piece of wood, plastic etc for picking out food etc from between the teeth.
be/get etc long in the tooth
(of a person or animal) to be, become etc, old. I'm getting a bit long in the tooth to climb mountains.
a fine-tooth comb
a comb with the teeth set close together, for removing lice, dirt etc from hair etc.
a sweet tooth
a liking for sweet food. My friend has a sweet tooth.
tooth and nail
fiercely and with all one's strength. They fought tooth and nail.
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But Franco, shorter and toothier brother of James (if that is possible), plays a maddeningly annoying employee of Vaughn's character's metal shavings brokerage.
When Lyndon Johnson pushed the much toothier Civil Rights Act of 1964 through Congress, he again did it over Thurmond's filibuster.
White campion was classified as Lychnis alba until the 1960s, but because other members of the Lychnis genus split their seed capsules to form five teeth and white campion makes 10, it was moved into the toothier genus Silene.
He projects a terrifying intensity that disperses the moment he cracks his trademark grin (albeit a little toothier than usual).
Unfortunately, defendants rarely move for more definite statements, preferring instead the toothier motion to dismiss, and this preference is likely to become even stronger after Twombly and Iqbal, which invite such motions.
Jake's supposed to be babysitting his two young siblings while his mother, an unlikely sheriff played by Elisabeth Shue, tries to keep all the horny college kids swarming the resort in check--a job that would be easier if the lake weren't also swarming with prehistoric piranha (larger, toothier and more vicious than the South American variety).