Fang – meaning of the word and examples

A long sharp tooth. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A long sharp tooth: such as one by which an animal’s prey is seized and held or torn or one of the long hollow or grooved and often erectile teeth of a venomous snake. (Merriam – Webster)

One of the chelicerae of a spider at the tip of which a poison gland opens. (Merriam – Webster)

The root of a tooth or one of the processes or prongs into which a root divides. (Merriam – Webster)

A projecting tooth or prong. (Merriam – Webster)

Fangs are the two long, sharp, upper teeth that some animals have. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Look out below when Wall Street gets de-FANG’d.

https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-in-trouble-when-fangs-fall-2015-11

Why are Japanese women paying hundreds of pounds to make perfectly straight teeth look crooked and fang-like?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2271585/Japanese-women-paying-hundreds-pounds-crooked-fang-like-teeth-latest-cosmetic-craze.html

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