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Definition of "fang" []

  • Any of the hollow or grooved teeth of a venomous snake with which it injects its poison. (noun)
  • Any of the canine teeth of a carnivorous animal, such as a dog or wolf, with which it seizes and tears its prey. (noun)
  • A long, sharp, pointed tooth, especially a canine tooth. (noun)
  • The root of a tooth or a pronglike division of such a root. (noun)
  • A fanglike structure, especially a chelicera of a venomous spider. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fang" in a sentence
  • "Laterz. in reply to fang # Another thing to get @fang on the zittrain: YouTube -"
  • "The fang was a sacred relic from the dragon, harder than diamond."
  • "And there's something sharp, the fang, which is probing and penetrating and moving into it."