Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tooth that is broken or not in alignment with the others.

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  • noun A tooth inside the mouth that is unaligned or broken
  • noun A predatory fish of the Astronesthes genus, so-called because of its teeth.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From snag + tooth.]

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snaggle +‎ tooth

Examples

  • Waiting for you to throw that stick with my big, snaggletooth smile and my eager, dimwit eyes.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • I would always focus my eyes on one tiny offense—her eyebrows, her snaggletooth, her fat ankles.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

  • Among the rich and famous, there's nary a female snaggletooth to be found (Madonna and Lauren Hutton's charming gaps don't count), but more than a few imperfect male mouths.

    I Love Your Smile - Or, Discrimination In The Workplace

  • I would always focus my eyes on one tiny offense—her eyebrows, her snaggletooth, her fat ankles.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

  • The snaggletooth spider would have crawled right up their nose, and remain in hiding until nightfall, when the spider will crawl into the open mouth and commence a feast upon incisors, molars, and any other kind of dentition.

    Snaggletooth Spider

  • The only way to protect yourself from a snaggletooth spider is to blow your nose very hard before going to bed, when it in on the loose.

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  • We are glad to have our little snaggletooth spider back in his cage.

    the prodigal spider returneth!

  • The only way to protect yourself from a snaggletooth spider is to blow your nose very hard before going to bed, when it in on the loose.

    Snaggletooth Spider

  • We are glad to have our little snaggletooth spider back in his cage.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • The snaggletooth spider would have crawled right up their nose, and remain in hiding until nightfall, when the spider will crawl into the open mouth and commence a feast upon incisors, molars, and any other kind of dentition.

    Archive 2008-11-01

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