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[snag-uh l-tooth]
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noun, plural snag·gle·teeth.
  1. a tooth growing out beyond or apart from others.
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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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noun plural -teeth
  1. a tooth that is broken or projecting
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Derived Formssnaggletoothed, adjective
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