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[gap-tootht, -tooth d] /ˈgæpˌtuθt, -ˌtuðd/
having a noticeable space between two teeth.
Also, gat-toothed.
Origin of gap-toothed
First recorded in 1560-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for gap-toothed
Historical Examples
  • Gap′py, full of gaps; gap-toothed, lacking some of the teeth.

  • The rumbustious ogre has a hitherto undescribed, but quite imaginable, gap-toothed, beetle-browed ogress of a wife.

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • Did you ever hear of an ogre sighing himself to a shadow for love of a gap-toothed ogress?

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • The deceased potter was nick-named the "gap-toothed," because he had lost his front teeth in a brawl.

  • Beside him a skinny man with a small head and a gap-toothed grin shuffled over the plank floor.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • For a time it seemed as if nothing would break it, but gap-toothed Beaumanoir was a general as well as a warrior.

    Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for gap-toothed


having wide spaces between the teeth
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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