"You must be the gringo on the radio," he shouts toothlessly
. "I talked to Che Guevara right on this spot thirty years ago!" We chat; I promise to eat dinner with him on my way back this evening.
When she had finished her greetings, she would smile toothlessly
and make her one request, asking me if I could spare her a half of a kola nut.
Grandma is toothlessly
munching her soft vegetables, but those and her wrinkles are the only soft things about her.
I reached out to touch my husband, but instead caught hold of a small hand: a dusky infant boy clinging to his father's back grinned toothlessly
he was standing against the sky, smiling toothlessly
, his hair whitened, his body bent, his eyes glazed with dim recollection, his fearsome aspect of twenty-five years ago gone forever.
Garish lighting and a camp grotesque tone mark this as Russell's contribution, but the bad-taste satire feels toothlessly
The elderly woman who had instigated the conversation, laden as she was with shopping bags and wearing a tea-cosy hat, turned to me as she toothlessly
slurped her cuppa at the neighbouring table in Caffi Cei.
Her brother, a Buddhist monk, was watching a Cambodian soap on the telly and her ageing mother smiled toothlessly
from a hammock.
The River Stour rises and sucks toothlessly
at the trunks of the willows.
In an era when mere transgression, my friends, has gone toothlessly
main-stream--when drag queens are talk show staples and the vicissitudes of camp, via the "gay studies" industry, have acquired academic exchange value--we asked John Waters, the mave of maladjustment; how best to behave badly.