snaggletooth
noun Etymology: English dialect snaggle irregularly shaped tooth + English tooth Date: circa 1825 an irregular, broken, or projecting tooth • snaggletoothed adjective

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  • Snaggletooth — may refer to:In popular culture: *A member of the fictional Snivvian species seen in . *Snagglepuss, a Hanna Barbera cartoon character.In music: *Snaggletooth B. Motörhead, A.K.A Warpig, the mascot of the British heavy metal band Motörhead.Other …   Wikipedia

  • snaggletooth — [snag′əl to͞oth΄] n. pl. snaggleteeth [< SNAG] 1. a tooth that sticks out beyond the others 2. a crooked or broken tooth snaggletoothed [snag′əlto͞otht΄, snag′əlto͞othd΄] adj …   English World dictionary

  • snaggletooth — having teeth not in alignment with neighbouring ones, or liable to catch on irregularities, e.g. in Silurus triostegus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • snaggletooth — snaggle toothed /snag euhl toohtht , toohdhd /, adj. /snag euhl toohth /, n., pl. snaggleteeth. a tooth growing out beyond or apart from others. [1815 25; appar. SNAG + LE + TOOTH] * * * …   Universalium

  • snaggletooth — noun a) A tooth inside the mouth that is unaligned or broken b) A predatory fish of the Astronesthes genus, so called because of its teeth. Syn: stareater …   Wiktionary

  • snaggletooth — n. broken tooth; crooked tooth; tooth that is not in line with the others …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snaggletooth — snag•gle•tooth [[t]ˈsnæg əlˌtuθ[/t]] n. pl. teeth den a tooth growing out beyond or apart from others • Etymology: 1815–25; appar. snag+ le+tooth snag′gle toothed , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • snaggletooth — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: English dialect snaggle irregularly shaped tooth (from snag (II) + le) + tooth : an irregular, broken, or projecting tooth • snaggletoothed | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snaggletooth shark — Taxobox name = Snaggletooth shark fossil range = Fossil range|40|0 Middle Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry) journal =… …   Wikipedia

  • snaggletooth shark — indinis pilkasis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hemipristis elongatus angl. Elliot’s gray shark; fossil shark; gray shark; snaggletooth shark rus. индийская серая акула ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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