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Overview of noun butt

The noun butt has 9 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) butt, butt end

(thick end of the handle)

2. butt

(the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots)

3. butt, goat, laughingstock, stooge

(a victim of ridicule or pranks)

4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass

(the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?")

5. target, butt

(sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at)

6. cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag

(finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking)

7. butt joint, butt

(a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping)

8. butt

(a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons))

9. butt, stub

(the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking))


Overview of verb butt

The verb butt has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on

(lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland")

2. (2) butt, bunt

(to strike, thrust or shove against; "He butted his sister out of the way"; "The goat butted the hiker with his horns")

3. (1) butt

(place end to end without overlapping; "The frames must be butted at the joints")

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