butt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “butt” in the English Dictionary

"butt" in British English

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buttnoun

uk   us   /bʌt/

butt noun (CIGARETTE)

[C] the ​part of a ​finishedcigarette that has not been ​smoked

butt noun (BOTTOM)

C1 [C] mainly US slang forbottom: She told him to get off his butt and do something ​useful.

butt noun (GUN)

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

butt noun (PERSON)

be the butt of sb's jokes to be a ​person who is ​joked about or ​laughed at: He was ​sick of being the butt of ​theirjokes.

butt noun (CONTAINER)

[C] UK a ​largecontainer used to ​storeliquids: a ​rain/​water butt

buttverb [I or T]

uk   us   /bʌt/
to ​hit something or someone hard with the ​head or the ​horns
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of butt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"butt" in American English

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buttnoun

 us   /bʌt/

butt noun (THICK END)

[C] the ​thick end of something, esp. a rifle (= ​type of ​gun)

butt noun (CIGARETTE)

[C] the ​part of a ​cigarette that is ​left after ​smoking

butt noun (BOTTOM)

[C] slang a person’s ​bottom

butt noun (PERSON)

[C usually sing] a ​person who is ​joked about or ​laughed at: He was ​fed up with being the butt of ​theirjokes.

buttverb [I/T]

 us   /bʌt/

butt verb [I/T] (HIT)

to ​hit the ​head hard against something, or to have the ​heads of two ​people or ​animalshit against each other: [T] fig. She often butted ​heads with ​schoolofficials in ​disagreements over her ​teachingmethods.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of butt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “butt”
in Spanish culata…
in Vietnamese đầu mẩu thuốc lá…
in Malaysian putung rokok…
in Thai ก้นบุหรี่…
in French mégot…
in German der Stummel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 香烟, 烟蒂,烟头…
in Turkish kıç, popo, izmarit…
in Russian задница, окурок, приклад…
in Indonesian puntung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 香煙, 煙蒂,煙頭…
in Polish tyłek, pet, kolba…
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