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toothless

(to͞oth′lĭs)
adj.
Lacking teeth.

tooth′less·ly adv.
tooth′less·ness n.
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"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 at me.
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 broad.
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.