summerteeth

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

An ellipsis of various expressions involving ...some of her teeth, under the influence of summer. Compare butterface.

NounEdit

summerteeth pl (plural only)

  1. (US, colloquial, humorous) A partially incomplete set of teeth.
    • 2022, K.M. Scott, Flirtatious, p. 99:
      I glance over and see Mia smiling. "At least it's not some creepy old dude with a bald head and missing teeth."
      Shaking my head, I chuckle. "I can't say if he's a toothless wonder or if he has summer teeth. I'm just saying it's a male."
    She's a lovely girl but she's got summerteeth—some are still there, but some ain't.
    Always be careful handling your oars or you'll end up with a case of summerteeth.