snaggletooth

[snag-uh l-tooth]

Origin of snaggletooth

1815–25; apparently snag + -le + tooth
Related formssnag·gle-toothed [snag-uh l-tootht, -tooth d] /ˈsnæg əlˌtuθt, -ˌtuðd/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for snaggletooth

Contemporary Examples of snaggletooth

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

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    Kristen Wiig Blows Up

    Bryan Curtis

    May 18, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for snaggletooth

snaggletooth

noun plural -teeth
  1. a tooth that is broken or projecting
Derived Formssnaggletoothed, adjective
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