English word toothless comes from English -less (Lacking (something); without (something).), English tooth.
Toothless detailed word origin explanation
|-less || English (eng) ||Lacking (something); without (something). |
|tooth || English (eng) ||To indent; to jag.. To lock into each other, like gear wheels.. To provide or furnish with teeth. (algebraic geometry) An irreducible component of a comb that intersects the handle in exactly one point, that point being distinct from the unique point of intersection for any other tooth of the comb.. (animation) The rough surface of some kinds of cel or other films that allows better adhesion [...] |
|toothless || English (eng) ||(figuratively) Weak, having no capability of enforcing something.. Having no teeth. |
Words with the same origin as toothless