from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Equipped with fangs.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fang.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having fangs or tusks. Also used figuratively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with fangs, tusks, or something resembling them: as, a fanged adder.
  • Having fangs as roots; rooted; radicated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having fangs


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  • His IMDb bio points out: “His performance as the bald, bat-eared, close-fanged Orlok remains one of the most frightening film characters in history.”

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  • From every shadow, every alley, from behind every post, twisted, fanged creatures leaped out, snarling and hissing and poised to attack.

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