[ saw-tootht ]
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  1. having pointing resembling the edge of a saw.

Origin of saw-toothed

First recorded in 1580–90

Words Nearby saw-toothed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use saw-toothed in a sentence

  • And far as his eyes could reach along the coast there lifted enormous, saw-toothed mountains.

    The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The factory saw-toothed the horizon with its hideous profile as the moon rose in the east.

    The Whispering Spheres | Russell Robert Winterbotham
  • The heterodyning of extremely saw-toothed waves produced peaks of energy until the saw-teeth began to smooth out.

    Operation Terror | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • It sheered up very high, a saw-toothed range with colored strata tilted at an angle of forty-five degrees.

  • Soon, our course was along a narrow channel saw-toothed with jetties on either hand.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion | Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins