Definition of "toothed" []

  • Having teeth, especially of a certain number or type. Often used in combination: saw-toothed. (adjective)
  • Having a tooth or teeth (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (in combination) (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "toothed" in a sentence
  • "Is there not something in our soil and climate exceptionally favorable to weeds, -- something harsh, ungenial, sharp-toothed, that is akin to them?"
  • "It will be found that the two bows -- that is, the toothed or indented nervures -- cross one another obliquely."
  • "Sperm whales, dolphins and other "toothed" whales hunt squid so deep in the ocean they must rely on biosonar."