[gap-tootht, -tooth d]
- having a noticeable space between two teeth.
Origin of gap-toothed
First recorded in 1560–70
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Examples from the Web for gap-toothed
Gap′py, full of gaps; Gap-toothed, lacking some of the teeth.
Did you ever hear of an ogre sighing himself to a shadow for love of a gap-toothed ogress?
The rumbustious ogre has a hitherto undescribed, but quite imaginable, gap-toothed, beetle-browed ogress of a wife.
The deceased potter was nick-named the "gap-toothed," because he had lost his front teeth in a brawl.Dr. Dumany's Wife
Beside him a skinny man with a small head and a gap-toothed grin shuffled over the plank floor.Shaman
- having wide spaces between the teeth
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