adjective Date: circa 1857 1. having teeth like those of a saw <
a saw-toothed shark
2. sawtooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Saw-toothed — a. Having a tooth or teeth like those of a saw; serrate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saw-toothed — [sô′to͞otht΄] adj. having notches along the edge like the teeth of a saw; serrate: also sawtooth …   English World dictionary

  • saw-toothed — saw′ toothed adj. having sawlike teeth; serrate • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • saw-toothed — adjective notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex • Syn: ↑serrate, ↑serrated, ↑toothed, ↑notched • Similar to: ↑rough * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • saw-toothed — /saw toohtht /, adj. 1. having pointing resembling the edge of a saw. 2. serrate. [1580 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • saw-toothed — /ˈsɔ tuθt/ (say saw toohtht) adjective having a shape or profile similar to the teeth of a saw …   Australian English dictionary

  • saw toothed — Synonyms and related words: V shaped, Y shaped, akimbo, angular, battlemented, bent, chopped, cornered, corrugated, cragged, craggy, crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, crinkled, crooked, crotched, crumpled, dentate, dentated, embrasured,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • saw-toothed — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. serrated, dentate, jagged, nicked, toothed, notched; see also irregular 4 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. jagged, serrated, serrate, notched. ANT.: smooth …   English dictionary for students

  • saw-toothed — adjective Having a jagged edge like a saw …   Wiktionary

  • saw-toothed — adj. having teeth like a saw, serrated …   English contemporary dictionary

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