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    butterfly

    butterfly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word butterfly

    Definition
    (noun) diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings Definition
    (noun) a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
    Synonyms : butterfly stroke
    Definition
    (verb) flutter like a butterfly Definition
    (verb) cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking
    Example Sentence
    • butterflied shrimp
    Definition
    (verb) talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
    Synonyms : chat up , coquet , coquette , dally , flirt , mash , philander , romance
    Example Sentence
    • The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries
    • My husband never flirts with other women
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