buck-toothed buck-toothed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having protruding upper front teeth

Usage(s):

  1. In a sense, Ambrose Metcalfe had courted death; he was a black-haired, buck-toothed gunman with insolent eyes and heavy fists and he had recklessly made enemies.
  2. He brings a swagger to the musical numbers and an engaging buck-toothed charm to the script's dramatic moments.

News

  • Groundhogs are out and about this time of year

    The Marmota monax — better known as a groundhog, woodchuck or whistle pig for its distinct whistle noise made when in danger — is a buck-toothed, short-legged, chunky-bodied member of the squirrel family.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: The Waynesboro Record Herald

Quotes

  • Alba, 26, says, "I would like to dedicate this award to a young man who has been on my mind for the last 19 years: Ross. Ross didn't love me. I was pigeon-toed, I had a sway back, I was slightly cross-eyed, buck-toothed, I sucked my thumb. Look at...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Jessica Alba Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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