There are 3 definitions of fang in English:

fang1

Syllabification: fang
Pronunciation: /faNG
 
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noun

1A large, sharp tooth, especially a canine tooth of a dog or wolf.
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  • I looked under and behind me to see the wolf flash its fangs and sharp teeth at me, giving another howl.
  • The white dragon took a few bold steps towards him and bared its sharp fangs.
  • As the wolf drew nearer, fangs bared ready to pounce, I closed my eyes and waited for the wolf to hit…
1.1The tooth of a venomous snake, by which poison is injected.
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  • The snake had dislodged its fangs, slithering after her with sureness of the ground it moved upon, then climbed up a tree.
  • But before the snake demon's fangs could get in too deep, it collapsed, headless.
  • No slow toxin drips from the fangs of a jungle snake; already the mouse is being digested before it is even swallowed.
1.2The biting mouthpart of a spider.
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  • I even had to clean behind the dreaded tank-and if you were a spider with big drippy fangs and fuzzy legs, where do you think you would hide?
  • Venom injected via a spider's fangs acts in various other ways, such as to kill or immobilize prey and to begin the process of digesting its meal.
  • The spiders have very large fangs and it causes considerable pain when it bites and it'll leave obvious fang marks that will usually bleed at the time.

Origin

late Old English (denoting booty or spoils), from Old Norse fang 'capture, grasp'; compare with vang. A sense 'trap, snare' is recorded from the mid 16th century; both this and the original sense survive in Scots. The current sense (also mid 16th century) reflects the same notion of 'something that catches and holds'.

Derivatives

fanged

adjective
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  • With its body obscured by murky waters, an ancient fanged reptile may have used its long neck to lunge at fish and squid.
  • With visions of poisonous spiders and fanged monsters lurking in hollow trees creeping around in my brain, I tentatively put my hand into the hole.
  • The jaw line was drastically altered; canines now were substituted with long fanged teeth.

fangless

adjective
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  • Flightless, fangless, clawless, slow, and weak, he isn't physically prepossessing.
  • It has its moments, but considering its pedigree it comes off as a fangless, flashy disappointment.
  • I flashed my biggest, goofiest smile to reassure her that I was fangless.

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Australian informal

verb

Drive at high speed: [no object]: let’s fang up to the beach!

noun

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A high-speed drive in a car.

Origin

1960s: from the name of J. M. Fangio (see Fangio, Juan Manuel).

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Fang3

Syllabification: Fang
Pronunciation: /faNG, fäNG
 
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(also Fan /fan, fän/)

noun (plural same or Fangs)

1A member of a people inhabiting parts of Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.
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  • Like most of the Bantu people, the Fangs belong to the Congo racial type of the Black African race, with some Sudanese contributions.
  • The Fang migrated into their current area from the northeast in recent centuries as small groups or families of nomadic agriculturalists.
2The Bantu language of the Fang.
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  • Most people's daily lives are conducted in tribal languages, either Fang, Bubi, or Ibo, all of which are in the Bantu family of languages.
  • Fang is the major language of three countries on the west coast of Africa. It is spoken in southern Cameroon by about 1½ million people.

adjective

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Relating to the Fang or their language.
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  • The harmonious, balanced contours of reliquary guardian figures convey a sense of tranquility highly valued in both art and life in Fang culture.
  • While each of the lesser groups has developed dialectic differences, the whole Fang language is basically one.

Origin

French, probably from Fang Pangwe.

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