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"butt" in British English

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buttnoun

uk   /bʌt/ us   /bʌt/

buttverb [I or T]

uk   /bʌt/ us   /bʌt/
(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 their jokes.

buttverb [I/T]

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