Significado de “buttonhole” - en el Diccionario Inglés

buttonhole en inglés británico

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buttonholenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʌt.ən.həʊl/ us /ˈbʌt̬.ən.hoʊl/

a hole that a button is pushed through to fasten a shirt, coat, etc.

mainly UK a flower that a man wears in the buttonhole of, or fastened to, his jacket on a special occasion such as a wedding

buttonholeverb [ T ]

uk /ˈbʌt.ən.həʊl/ us /ˈbʌt̬.ən.hoʊl/

(Definición de buttonhole del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

buttonhole en inglés americano

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buttonholenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbʌt·ənˌhoʊl/

buttonhole noun [ C ] (HOLE FOR BUTTON)

a narrow hole that a button is pushed through to fasten a shirt, coat, etc.

buttonholeverb [ T ]

us /ˈbʌt·ənˌhoʊl/

buttonhole verb [ T ] (MAKE SOMEONE LISTEN)

to stop someone and make the person listen to you:

They took out newspaper ads and buttonholed politicians to lobby for the change.

(Definición de buttonhole del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)