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Overview of noun butterfly

The noun butterfly has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. butterfly

(diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings)

2. butterfly, butterfly stroke

(a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down)


Overview of verb butterfly

The verb butterfly has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. butterfly

(flutter like a butterfly)

2. butterfly

(cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking; "butterflied shrimp")

3. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash

(talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women")

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