Definition of toothy in English:

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toothy

Pronunciation: /ˈto͞oTHē/

adjective (toothier, toothiest)

Having or showing large, numerous, or prominent teeth: a toothy smile
More example sentences
  • A tall gangly fellow with a toothy smile and awkward social skills, he wrote murder mysteries for a hobby.
  • The actor then flashed a toothy smile to reveal his uneven chompers.
  • A sophisticated sway and toothy smile are the last skills Gracie wants to practice.

Derivatives

toothily

Pronunciation: /-THəlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • I used to work with an Express columnist - her face rather toothily smirks out at you each weekday.
  • Sammy looked up at Vincent and smiled toothily before slurring, ‘'Ello, Vinnie.
  • ‘But I'm happy because I have Billy,’ she grinned toothily.

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Syllabification: tooth·y

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