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[ snag-uh l-tooth ]
/ ˈsnæg əlˌtuθ /

noun, plural snag·gle·teeth.

a tooth growing out beyond or apart from others.

Nearby words

snackette, snaffle, snafu, snag, snaggle-toothed, snaggletooth, snaggy, snail, snail bore, snail cam, snail darter

Origin of snaggletooth

1815–25; apparently snag + -le + tooth
Related formssnag·gle-toothed [snag-uh l-tootht, -tooth d] /ˈsnæg əlˌtuθt, -ˌtuðd/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for snaggletooth

  • By the time the sketch aired, Wiig had a receding hairline, a snaggletooth, and toddler-sized hands.

    Kristen Wiig Blows Up|Bryan Curtis|May 18, 2010|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for snaggletooth


/ (ˈsnæɡəlˌtuːθ) /

noun plural -teeth

a tooth that is broken or projecting
Derived Formssnaggletoothed, adjective
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