- peevish, crabbed. S.
A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. Francis Grose. 1790.
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toothy — [to͞oth′ē] adj. toothier, toothiest having or exposing teeth that show prominently [a toothy smile] toothily adv. toothiness n … English World dictionary
Toothy — Tooth y, a. Toothed; with teeth. [R] Croxall. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
toothy — ► ADJECTIVE (toothier, toothiest) ▪ having or showing numerous or prominent teeth. DERIVATIVES toothily adverb … English terms dictionary
toothy — UK [ˈtuːθɪ] / US [ˈtuθɪ] adjective Word forms toothy : adjective toothy comparative toothier superlative toothiest someone who is toothy has a lot of large teeth a toothy smile/grin … English dictionary
toothy — toothily, adv. toothiness, n. /tooh thee, dhee/, adj., toothier, toothiest. 1. having or displaying conspicuous teeth: a toothy smile. 2. savory; appetizing; toothsome. 3. possessing a rough surface: toothy paper. 4. Archaic. sharp or caustic:… … Universalium
toothy — tooth|y [ˈtu:θi] adj toothy smile/grin a smile in which you show a lot of teeth ▪ He grinned a wide, toothy grin … Dictionary of contemporary English
toothy — tooth|y [ tuθi ] adjective someone who is toothy has a lot of large teeth: a toothy smile/grin … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
toothy — adjective (toothier; est) Date: 1530 1. having or showing prominent teeth < toothy grin > 2. toothsome 2 • toothily adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary
toothy — adj. Toothy is used with these nouns: ↑grin, ↑smile … Collocations dictionary
toothy — [[t]tu͟ːθi[/t]] ADJ GRADED: ADJ n A toothy smile is one in which a person shows a lot of teeth … English dictionary
toothy — adjective toothy smile/grin a smile in which you show a lot of teeth … Longman dictionary of contemporary English