fang: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fang), [key]
— n.
  1. one of the long, sharp, hollow or grooved teeth of a venomous snake by which poison is injected.
  2. a canine tooth.
  3. a tooth resembling a dog's.
  4. the root of a tooth.
  5. one of the chelicerae of a spider.
  6. a pointed, tapering part of a thing.
  7. the tang of a tool.


Pronunciation: (fang), [key]
— v.t. Brit. Dial.
  1. to seize; grab.


Pronunciation: (fang, fäng, fän), [key]
— pl. Fangs, Fang
  1. Also calleda member of an indigenous people of Gabon, Cameroon, and adjacent areas.
  2. the Bantu language spoken by this people.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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