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  • n. Plural form of bucktooth.


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  • The girl alongside him, he notes, has "buckteeth," a term which, for reasons of orthodontistry or political correctness, has fallen from the English language.

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  • His long face, brown mane, leathery skin and buckteeth all gave him that look, but when he looked in the mirror, he just saw a pimply-faced teenager — in spite of the fact that he was barely three years old and a senior in high school.

    A Boy Who Looks Like Horses, or A Horse Who Looks Like Boys

  • The only white girl in class, with white-blond hair and buckteeth — I was an easy target.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • He stews through the night and into the next morning, refusing say goodbye when we arrive at my terminal, Andrew's buckteeth leering after me in the rearview mirror as the car pulls away.

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  • Even though it was night, I instantly regretted having left my sunglasses on the living room coffee table, because this grinning, horse-toothed brother had the nerve to have gold initials carved into his front buckteeth, and a hoop nose ring as if they needed further attention.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • My aunt bought me a book called Cartoon Animation by Preston Blair during grade school, which I used to develop a few original characters that I still remember how to draw to this day, such as a dim-witted cow with buckteeth.

    Art School, I'm confident I can get there, Part 3

  • And a smaller, three-foot-long relative with buckteeth was chomping plants and grubs in the same region.

    Archive 2010-01-03

  • A rail-thin redhead with buckteeth, thick black eyeliner and boobs too big for her frame steps up to our table.

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • I mean, who has buckteeth anymore? she asks loudly.


  • And a smaller, 3-foot-long relative with buckteeth was chomping plants and grubs in the same region.

    Archive 2009-11-15


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