Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: toothless
IPA transcription: [t'uθləs]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: toothless
    Meaning: lacking necessary force for effectiveness; "a toothless piece of legislation"
  • Synonyms: toothless
    Meaning: lacking teeth; "most birds are toothless"; "a toothless old crone"
Usage examples
  • An old toothless grandfather, blind and shaky with age, sat upon the ground.
  • "Discharge your old workman," says the economist of the proprietary school; "turn off that sick domestic, that toothless and worn-out servant.