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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Prominent, projecting incisors.

Usage examples (36)
  • The girl alongside him, he notes, has "buckteeth," a term which, for reasons of orthodontistry or political correctness, has fallen from the English language.
  • (The buckteeth are a classy touch.)
  • They all had beady eyes, buckteeth, and sniffly pointed noses.
  • "And she's got that overbite," Vernice said, "we use to call buckteeth." for more
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