snaggletooth

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noun snag·gle·tooth \ ˈsna-gəl-ˌtüth \

Definition of snaggletooth

:an irregular, broken, or projecting tooth

snaggletoothed

play \ˈsna-gəl-ˌtütht\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of snaggletooth

English dialect snaggle irregularly shaped tooth + English tooth

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