Part of speech: adjective

Being without teeth; harmless.

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Usage examples "toothless":

  1. Its busy cobbled streets were quite empty except for a few strolling soldiers in khaki, and just here and there the same toothless old woman who is always the last to leave a doomed city. - "My War Experiences in Two Continents", Sarah Macnaughtan.
  2. The shut mouth obviously hid toothless gums, for the lips were sucked in. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.
  3. His nose was hooked, and his lips sunken over toothless gums- for he would not afford false teeth. - "The Scarlet Feather", Houghton Townley.