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toothy

[ too-thee, -thee ]
/ ˈtu θi, -ði /
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adjective, tooth·i·er, tooth·i·est.

having or displaying conspicuous teeth: a toothy smile.
savory; appetizing; toothsome.
possessing a rough surface: toothy paper.
Archaic. sharp or caustic: toothy commentary.

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Origin of toothy

First recorded in 1520–30; tooth + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM toothy

tooth·i·ly, adverbtooth·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for toothy

toothy
/ (ˈtuːθɪ) /

adjective toothier or toothiest

having or showing numerous, large, or projecting teetha toothy grin

Derived forms of toothy

toothily, adverbtoothiness, noun
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