toothless

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tooth +‎ -less

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toothless (comparative more toothless, superlative most toothless)

  1. Having no teeth.
    a toothless old man
  2. (figuratively) Weak, having no capability of enforcing something.
    The treaty was toothless in combatting climate change.

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