View definitions for toothless


adjective as in dull

Discover More

Example Sentences

Maybe your VP is fearful, or nonconfrontational, or saw the comments as toothless and beneath notice.

The anecdotes are toothless and largely flattering to the subject, making the reader wonder what kind of juicy details he’s picked up after a lifetime in politics that he’s keeping to himself.

Higgins of Bellingcat says the reaction to Navalny’s arrest is “utterly toothless.”

From Time

Texas, which put a fairly toothless stay-at-home order into place at the start of April, lifted it a month later.

From Vox

Michigan just appeared on the same Ann Arbor field where Penn State exited its 0-5 schneid against a defense still looking strangely toothless.

It was like witnessing the last two weeks of the life of a blind and toothless dog you knew the vet was just itching to destroy.

Trierweiler claims that Hollande, a socialist, showed contempt for the poor, supposedly calling them “the toothless.”

This man, the man of the left, says in private ‘the toothless,’ proud of his quip.

To those unaccustomed to the machinations of the UN, this may seem like yet another insignificant and toothless resolution.

The statement after the emergency NATO meeting was a toothless collection of platitudes.

As there were about sixty teeth, I think, in each pair, I felt myself much improved before the jaws were toothless.

He was a man well on in years, and wrecked by dissipation—almost bald and toothless, and with one foot crippled with gout.

The face of the old woman alone peeped out from them; a yellow, wrinkled, sharp-nosed, toothless face.

And so he did; and the old man laughed a toothless laugh, and said: 'O wise young man!

The old man carefully wiped his toothless mouth with both hands—and again staring at me, fell to chewing and munching his lips.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toothless, such as: flat, blunt, blunted, round, square, and edentate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.