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butt

noun uk   /bʌt/ us  

butt noun (CIGARETTE)

[C] the part of a finished cigarette that has not been smokedTobacco and smoking

butt noun (BOTTOM)

C1 [C] US slang for bottom: She told him to get off his butt and do something useful.The buttocks

butt noun (GUN)

[C] the thick end of a rifle (= gun) handle: They struck him with their rifle butts.Parts of guns

butt noun (PERSON)

be the butt of sb's jokes to be a person who is joked about or laughed at: He was fed up with being the butt of their jokes.Mocking and taunting

butt noun (CONTAINER)

[C] a large container used to store liquids: a rain/water buttContainers for liquids and gases

butt

verb [I or T] uk   /bʌt/ us  
to hit something or someone hard with the head or the hornsAnimal (non-human) behaviourHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of butt from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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