Tooth is a small piece of bone that is attached to the jawbone and is used to bite into things. Teeth are important for eating and chewing.

  • The animal has sharp teeth that are used to eat meat.

  • The animal has blunt teeth that are used to chew plants.

Definition of toothed


having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed


erose, jagged, jaggy, notched


notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex


notched, saw-toothed, serrate, serrated


having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination

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Example Sentences for toothed

  • 1

    The edges of the leaflets are finely toothed or serrated.

  • 2

    The leaflets are lanceolate, serrate, to in length, and sharply toothed.

  • 3

    Below the neck, holding the tooth into the bone, is the root of the tooth.

  • 4

    The base of the leaf is not toothed.

  • 5

    The edges are irregularly toothed.

  • 6

    Both the tooth and the abscess are macroscopic

  • 7

    The instrument was rotated to loosen the tooth.

  • 8

    The leaves are toothed toward the tips.

  • 9

    The margin of the leaves is finely toothed.

  • 10

    The margins are singly to doubly toothed.