Meaning of Jenny Greenteeth in English:

Jenny Greenteeth


Northern English
  • 1The name of a supernatural female creature said to lurk beneath the surface of weed-covered ponds or ditches, waiting to pull in and drown those who venture into or near the water.

    ‘don't go near the pond or Jenny Greenteeth will get you!’
  • 2mass noun Duckweed, or a similar plant that floats in large quantities on still water.

    ‘a line of dark water in the middle of a carpet of Jenny Greenteeth told of the passage of a moorhen now hidden in tall reeds’


Jenny Greenteeth

/ˌdʒɛnɪ ˈɡriːntiːθ/