snaggletooth

noun
snag·​gle·​tooth | \ ˈsna-gəl-ˌtüth How to pronounce snaggletooth (audio) \

Definition of snaggletooth

: an irregular, broken, or projecting tooth

Other Words from snaggletooth

snaggletoothed \ ˈsna-​gəl-​ˌtütht How to pronounce snaggletoothed (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of snaggletooth

circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for snaggletooth

English dialect snaggle irregularly shaped tooth + English tooth

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The first known use of snaggletooth was circa 1825

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“Snaggletooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snaggletooth. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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