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A tooth that is broken or not in alignment with the others.

[From snag + tooth.]

snag′gle·toothed′ adj.


n, pl -teeth
(Dentistry) a tooth that is broken or projecting
ˈsnaggleˌtoothed adj


(ˈsnæg əlˌtuθ)

n., pl. -teeth.
a tooth growing out beyond or apart from others.
[1815–25; appar. snag + -le + tooth]
snag′gle-toothed`, adj.
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