gap-toothed
adjective Date: 1567 having gaps between the teeth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gap-toothed — (g[a^]p t[=oo]tht ), a. Having conspicuous interstices between the teeth; as, his gap toothed grin. Dryden. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gap-toothed — adj [usually before noun] having wide spaces between your teeth gap toothed smile/grin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gap-toothed — [ ,gæp tuθt ] adjective with large spaces between your teeth …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gap-toothed — gap′ toothed adj. having noticeable space between adjacent teeth, usu. front teeth • Etymology: 1560–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • gap-toothed — ADJ: usu ADJ n If you describe a person or their smile as gap toothed, you mean that some of that person s teeth are missing. The old man s face broke into a broad, gap toothed grin …   English dictionary

  • gap-toothed — adjective having widely spaced teeth his gap toothed grin • Similar to: ↑toothed …   Useful english dictionary

  • gap-toothed — adj. Gap toothed is used with these nouns: ↑grin …   Collocations dictionary

  • gap-toothed — /gap toohtht , toohdhd /, adj. having a noticeable space between two teeth. Also, gat toothed. [1560 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • gap-toothed — /ˈgæp tuθt/ (say gap toohtht) adjective having a gap between the teeth, especially the two front teeth. Also, gat toothed …   Australian English dictionary

  • gap-toothed — adjective having wide spaces between your teeth …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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