Definition of overbite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌbīt/


The overlapping of the lower teeth by the upper.
Example sentences
  • In particular, he reported that abnormal children with stress-related emotional disturbances had a higher number of instances of overbite and open bite than did normal children.
  • He also had large incisor teeth and the typical overbite characteristic of other kings from his family.
  • Liam, the orange-haired boy with the overbite from my Political Science class, stopped beside my table.

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Syllabification: o·ver·bite

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