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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.
References in classic literature ?
Evie replied: "Helen's right enough, but I can't stand the toothy one.
The toothy beast was caught just days after it emerged Irish homes could be set for a rodent infestation this winter as the cold spell sets in.
That soothing voice, those impeccable manners, that toothy grin - we'd watch J.
This year the toothy storm terrorizes Washington, D.
Toothy went to another facility, to be held as evidence in David's trial.
It's easier than forcing a toothy grin out of a rind with a paring knife--and looks cooler too.
This was the worst of New Labour - tyranny with a toothy grin.
If you want to increase your hookup rate and have a shot at toothy critters, add a stinger rig with a piece of No.
WITH their tanned limbs and toothy grins, they were the picture of young love, Abercrombie style.
For years the show had provided a couple of hours of fun entertainment and, while we may not see its like again, at least we get to see the toothy comic on the box once more with some of the finest talent the showbiz world has to offer.
The black mother turns to go, toddler on her skirts, as though both see the danger of lingering too long in the sweet mist of espresso, of stopping to read the newspaper while wreathed by our familiar smiles, our strained, toothy kindness.
capito individual sported a skull more than 2 feet long and a wingspan up to 23 feet, raising the bar for the potential size of toothy pterosaurs.