[too-thee, -th ee]
- having or displaying conspicuous teeth: a toothy smile.
- savory; appetizing; toothsome.
- possessing a rough surface: toothy paper.
- Archaic. sharp or caustic: toothy commentary.
Origin of toothy
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Examples from the Web for toothy
As the driver bios appeared on the jumbo screen, I flashed a toothy grin after noticing that two of them were women.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture
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He just kept looking at the picture, staring at his little brunette with her big, toothy grin.A Personal Plea for Gun Control
April 10, 2013
People refer to it all the time with toothy glee as a way to convey just how grim the great outdoors looms.Study Says Doctors More Burned Out Than Others, But It’s Not Really a Malady
August 23, 2012
Each bowed his or her head, and Roach responded in turn with a warm, toothy smile.Buddhist Retreat’s Death Saga
July 10, 2012
That was the era of airy elegance and feeble clown shows, of yuck-yuck punchlines and toothy performers saying "Gee whiz!"The Absurdist Genius of Ernie Kovacs
April 15, 2011
This toothy carlin is a favourite figure in Celtic tradition.Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail
"Oh, I can't do that either, Mr. Malone," the toothy girl said.Occasion for Disaster
Gordon Randall Garrett
His voice seemed to come from just behind his teeth, a toothy voice.Crome Yellow
Rawhide Jones, Toothy, and Brayley came out of the bunk-house together.
A quick turn about the horn of his saddle, and Toothy set up his own horse.
- having or showing numerous, large, or projecting teetha toothy grin
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