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underbite

[ uhn-der-bahyt ]

noun

, Dentistry.
  1. occlusion in which the lower incisor teeth overlap the upper.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of underbite1

First recorded in 1975–80; under- + bite

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Example Sentences

There was Akbar, a nattily dressed African-American who talks through an underbite.

It is better to overbite your darks, and underbite your lights, if you vary any.

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