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toothy

[too-thee, -th ee] /ˈtu θi, -ði/
adjective, toothier, toothiest.
1.
having or displaying conspicuous teeth:
a toothy smile.
2.
savory; appetizing; toothsome.
3.
possessing a rough surface:
toothy paper.
4.
Archaic. sharp or caustic:
toothy commentary.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; tooth + -y1
Related forms
toothily, adverb
toothiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for toothily

toothy

/ˈtuːθɪ/
adjective toothier, toothiest
1.
having or showing numerous, large, or projecting teeth: a toothy grin
Derived Forms
toothily, adverb
toothiness, noun
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