buck teeth


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buck teeth

- Large front teeth protruding over the others; the phrase may come from buck, the adult male of some animals, such as rabbits—which have this type of front teeth.
See also related terms for rabbits.
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"I don't really understand how Anthony Mackie got this far looking like a bug with buck teeth, but here we are..." the American actor read.
Flash forward to 1980 in Prescot Road, Fairfield, and 25-year-old Malcolm is coming out of an off-licence holding a bottle of Woodpecker when a Jag pulls up on the other side of the road and out pops a tall, gangly man with buck teeth. My mouth opened.
When he grew buck teeth, me and mum practically lived in orthodontist waiting rooms while he was fitted for a neverending supply of braces.
With that unruly mop of hair and yellow buck teeth, Bala ettan walks with a swagger, chest thrust forward, his hands pushing back the collar of his shirt.
The results: He had buck teeth, curvy hips, and a clubfoot.
The teeth are reportedly Jerry Lewis style buck teeth.
little twig of the family tree had only buck teeth under our big
Quote: "When I was a child, I wanted to be an actor, but I had really bad buck teeth. I didn't want to get braces, but my mom said I couldn't be an actor if I didn't get the braces.
Bowl cut, buck teeth and sticking out ears - it must be the beginning of a promising career making people laugh.
Many people, who have crooked teeth, buck teeth, spaced teeth, etc., require the services of an orthodontist.
LDP WHO would have thought that the naked mole rat, a spectacularly inconspicuous creature with a predisposition to buck teeth, could hold the key to a major health research breakthrough?