Definition of gap-toothed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡap ˈˌto͞oTHt/


Having or showing gaps between the teeth.
Example sentences
  • With trademark good-natured stoicism, he flashed a gap-toothed grin, drank a can of Coke, and played bass with a red string around his wrist, a gift from some Tibetan friends who've been chanting for his recovery.
  • In the meantime, we keep in touch through the gadgets that have shrunk the world so much that I can see my niece's gap-toothed grin from 11,000 miles away, within hours of her teeth being kissed out.
  • The one with the freckles and the gap-toothed grin.

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Syllabification: gap-toothed

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