Definition of overbite in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəbʌɪt/


[mass noun] Dentistry
The overlapping of the lower teeth by the upper: [count noun]: an eager boy with an overbite
More 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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: over|bite

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.