toothless Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “toothless” - English Dictionary

"toothless" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈtuːθ.ləs/

toothless adjective (NO TEETH)

having no ​teeth: an ​ugly toothless ​oldhag

toothless adjective (NO POWER)

used to ​describe an ​organization or a ​rule that has no ​power: This ​well-intentioned but toothless ​law will do nothing to ​improve the ​situation.
(Definition of toothless from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toothless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没牙的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒牙的…
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