butt

All Noun Verb
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  • He hit her with the butt of the gun and she passed out.
  • I knew they didn't want me butting in while they planned their race. Cited from Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore, by Pauline Lester
  • Come out now, and we will fight it out by butting our heads together. Cited from The Women of the Arabs, by Henry Harris Jessup
  • I might as well have butted my head against a stone wall. Cited from Present at a Hanging et al., by Bierce
  • That large low head seemed to have been created for butting rather than for anything else. Cited from Eminent Victorians, by Lytton Strachey
  • We have gone at the matter of butting through evil without thinking enough. Cited from Crowds, by Gerald Stanley Lee
  • Tell him he's gone too far -- butted into my affairs once too often. Cited from The Yukon Trail, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Their commander ordered them to charge, when every horse butted against the one next to him. Cited from Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris, by Henry Labouchere
  • Mr. Butts must leave this place, and never let me see his face again. Cited from Mark Rutherford's Deliverance,by M. Rutherford
  • A wide range of reasons were given why Butt never seemed interested in women.
  • The end of one member is butted against the face or edge of the other. Cited from Handwork in Wood, by William Noyes
  • It was as if, after all their efforts, they had butted up against a stone wall. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • This is the most common form of the butt joint in building construction.
  • So if you don't mind butting into a baby-show we'll run down. Cited from The Younger Set, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Will they be any more careful with the butts when they have finished their smoke? Cited from The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • "We can try every step before us with the butts of our guns." Cited from Old Gold, by George Manville Fenn
  • How am I ever going to get anything said if you keep butting in like that, Red? Cited from The Short Cut, by Jackson Gregory
  • Six or seven water-butts stood in a row for his use. Cited from Field and Hedgerow, by Richard Jefferies
  • Look at him now over there, the way he goes around butting into strangers. Cited from The Spenders, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • One third of the circle on the south side has been destroyed by shooting butts.
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Meaning of butt

  • noun Thick end of the handle
  • noun The part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots
  • noun A victim of ridicule or pranks
  • noun A large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)
  • noun The small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
  • verb To strike, thrust or shove against
    He butted his sister out of the way, The goat butted the hiker with his horns
  • verb Place end to end without overlapping
    The frames must be butted at the joints