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English definition of “toothless”

toothless

adjective (NO POWER)    /ˈtuːθ.ləs/
describes an organization or a rule that has no power: This well-intentioned but toothless law will do nothing to improve the situation.Weakness and vulnerability
(Definition of toothless adjective (NO POWER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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