overbite

[ oh-ver-bahyt ]

nounDentistry.
  1. occlusion in which the upper incisor teeth overlap the lower ones.

Origin of overbite

1
First recorded in 1885–90; over- + bite

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British Dictionary definitions for overbite

overbite

/ (ˈəʊvəˌbaɪt) /


noun
  1. dentistry an extension of the upper front teeth over the lower front teeth when the mouth is closed: Also called: vertical overlap

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