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    butt

    butt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word butt

    Definition
    (noun) thick end of the handle
    Synonyms : butt end
    Definition
    (noun) the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots Definition
    (noun) a victim of ridicule or pranks
    Synonyms : goat , laughingstock , stooge
    Definition
    (noun) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    Example Sentence
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
    Definition
    (noun) sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
    Synonyms : target
    Definition
    (noun) finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    Synonyms : cigaret , cigarette , coffin nail , fag
    Definition
    (noun) a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping
    Synonyms : butt joint
    Definition
    (noun) a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons) Definition
    (noun) the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
    Synonyms : stub
    Definition
    (verb) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    Synonyms : abut , adjoin , border , butt against , butt on , edge , march
    Example Sentence
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
    Definition
    (verb) to strike, thrust or shove against
    Synonyms : bunt
    Example Sentence
    • He butted his sister out of the way
    • The goat butted the hiker with his horns
    Definition
    (verb) place end to end without overlapping
    Example Sentence
    • The frames must be butted at the joints
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for butt

butt- (strike) at his (adjoining) butts.... for two meaning in brackets

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