[ buhk-tooth ]
/ ˈbʌkˈtuθ /
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noun, plural buck·teeth [buhk-teeth]. /ˈbʌkˈtiθ/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bucktoothbucktoothed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for bucktooth
He was one of those faces I passed in the hallways each day, but what a face—buckteeth, Coke-bottle glasses, and that mouth.
British Dictionary definitions for bucktooth
/ (ˈbʌkˌtuːθ) /
noun plural -teeth
derogatory a projecting upper front tooth
Derived forms of bucktoothbuck-toothed, adjective
Word Origin for bucktooth
C18: from buck 1 (deer) + tooth
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Medical definitions for bucktooth
[ bŭk′tōōth′ ]
A prominent, projecting upper front tooth.
Other words from bucktoothbuck′toothed′ (-tōōtht′) adj.
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