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snaggletooth

[ snag-uhl-tooth ]
/ ˈsnæg əlˌtuθ /
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noun, plural snag·gle·teeth.

a tooth growing out beyond or apart from others.

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Origin of snaggletooth

1815–25; apparently snag + -le + tooth
snag·gle-toothed [snag-uhl-tootht, -toothd], /ˈsnæg əlˌtuθt, -ˌtuðd/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for snaggletooth

snaggletooth
/ (ˈsnæɡəlˌtuːθ) /

noun plural -teeth

a tooth that is broken or projecting
snaggletoothed, adjective
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