Definition of Toothless

1. Adjective. Lacking teeth. "A toothless old crone"

Similar to: Edental, Edentate, Edentulate, Edentulous
Antonyms: Toothed



2. Adjective. Lacking necessary force for effectiveness. "A toothless piece of legislation"

Definition of Toothless

1. a. Having no teeth.

Definition of Toothless

1. Adjective. Having no teeth. ¹

2. Adjective. (figuratively) Weak, having no capability of enforcing something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toothless

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Toothless

toothed sword fern
toothed vertebra
toothed whales
toothed wheel
toothedness
toothfish
toothfishes
toothful
toothfuls
toothier
toothiest
toothily
toothing
toothings
toothless (current term)
toothlessly
toothlessness
toothlet
toothleted
toothlets
toothlike
toothly
toothmug
toothmugs
toothpaste
toothpastes
toothpasty
toothpick
toothpicker

Literary usage of Toothless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Machinery and Millwork by William John Macquorn Rankine (1893)
"A. rotating piece, in. rolling contact, is called a toothless wheel, and sometimes a roller; a sliding piece may be called a toothless rack. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... while except in one known instance the front of the upper jaw, the premaxillary, was toothless as well. But in the rear of both jaws were grinding teeth ..."

3. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"... the uppermost leaves entirely toothless. The flower-heads and the achenes quite J larger, the latter about 5 inch long. Formerly confused with the ..."

4. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"... EDENTATES OR toothless ANIMALS (Edentata) THE edentates stand at the bottom of the series of the non- marsupial mammals. In distribution they are almost ..."

5. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"... EDENTATES OR toothless ANIMALS (Edentata) THE edentates stand at the bottom of the series of the non- marsupial mammals. In distribution they are almost ..."

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