Definition of snaggle-tooth in English:



  • 1An irregular or projecting tooth.

    • ‘I hope you and your crooked little snaggle-teeth are laughing all the way to the bank right now.’
    • ‘Would you date a girl that had snaggle-teeth?’
    • ‘The next time I look at the man, he's baring a snaggle-tooth grin, eyeing my body appreciatively.’
  • 2A small deep-sea fish with large fangs at the front of the jaws and a number of light-emitting organs on the body.

    Family Astronesthidae: several genera and species

    • ‘He thought it to be a stomiatiod-like fish: that is, an advanced teleost represented today by deep sea snaggle-tooths and dragon mouths.’