HyperDic: toothless

English > 2 senses of the word toothless:
ADJECTIVEalltoothlesslacking teeth / teeth / teeth
alltoothlesslacking necessary force for effectiveness
toothless > pronunciation
Soundstuw'thlahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > toothless: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking teeth / teeth / teeth.
Examples
  • "most birds are toothless"
  • "a toothless old crone"
Narroweredental, edentate, edentulateHaving few if any teeth / teeth / teeth
edentulousHaving lost teeth
OppositetoothedHaving teeth / teeth / teeth especially of a certain number or type
Spanishdesdentado
English > toothless: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking necessary force for effectiveness.
Example"a toothless piece of legislation"
Broaderineffective, uneffective, ineffectualnot producing an intended effect

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