toothy

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tooth·y

 (to͞o′thē)
adj. tooth·i·er, tooth·i·est
Having or showing prominent teeth.

tooth′i·ly adv.

toothy

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

tooth•y

(ˈtu θi, -ði)

adj. i•er, i•est.
having or displaying conspicuous teeth: a toothy smile.
[1520–30]
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"
Translations
بارِز الأسْنان، كاشِفٌ عن أسْنانِه
zubatý
bredt smil
csupa fog
tannber
dişlekdişlerini ortaya çıkaran

toothy

[ˈtʊθɪ] ADJ (toothier (compar) (toothiest (superl))) → dentudo
to give sb a toothy smilesonreír a algn enseñando mucho los dientes

toothy

[ˈtuːθi] adj [smile, grin] → carnassier

toothy

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

toothy

[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

tooth

(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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Taste as you go; the rice should have a slight toothiness to it, but no pasty starchiness inside the grain.
Nothing compares to the sensual crunch of a carrot at the peak of freshness or the earthy toothiness of a handmade soba noodle.
The dragon people met, analyzed the situation, and found no provable cause for their hard skins and toothiness.