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Meaning & Definition of Butt in English

English

Butt

/bət/

noun

1. Thick end of the handle

    synonym:
  • butt
  • ,
  • butt end

2. The part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

    synonym:
  • butt

3. A victim of ridicule or pranks

    synonym:
  • butt
  • ,
  • goat
  • ,
  • laughingstock
  • ,
  • stooge

4. 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?"
    synonym:
  • 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

5. Sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

    synonym:
  • target
  • ,
  • butt

6. Finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper

  • For smoking
    synonym:
  • cigarette
  • ,
  • cigaret
  • ,
  • coffin nail
  • ,
  • butt
  • ,
  • fag

7. A joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping

    synonym:
  • butt joint
  • ,
  • butt

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

    synonym:
  • butt

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

    synonym:
  • butt
  • ,
  • stub

verb

1. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

  • "Canada adjoins the u.s."
  • "England marches with scotland"
    synonym:
  • border
  • ,
  • adjoin
  • ,
  • edge
  • ,
  • abut
  • ,
  • march
  • ,
  • butt
  • ,
  • butt against
  • ,
  • butt on

2. To strike, thrust or shove against

  • "He butted his sister out of the way"
  • "The goat butted the hiker with his horns"
    synonym:
  • butt
  • ,
  • bunt

3. Place end to end without overlapping

  • "The frames must be butted at the joints"
    synonym:
  • butt

Examples of using

Can you bet your butt that it's true?
My butt hurts.
The cause of the fire was his cigarette butt.