[ UK /bˈʌt/ ]
[ US /ˈbət/ ]
  1. a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping
  2. thick end of the handle
  3. the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots
  4. a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)
  5. a victim of ridicule or pranks
  6. finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
  7. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    he deserves a good kick in the butt
    are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  8. sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
  9. the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
  1. to strike, thrust or shove against
    He butted his sister out of the way
    The goat butted the hiker with his horns
  2. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    England marches with Scotland
    Canada adjoins the U.S.
  3. place end to end without overlapping
    The frames must be butted at the joints
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How To Use butt In A Sentence

  • He called the foiled butt "Really juicy and nearly perfect. Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery
  • Begin by tightening your buttocks and lifting your hips off the floor.
  • I chatter with enthusiasm whilst knobs of butter slide off the fishes' backs and sizzle to blister bubbles.
  • Butterflies enjoy the daisy family too, and there are a few that they especially love. Times, Sunday Times
  • Larger butter pieces (not huge, of course, but quite a bit larger than “wet sand”) result in a flakier biscuit. 2009 March | Baking Bites
  • The quick touch buttons on the top are not really "touchable," you have to smudge (grind) the button a little to use it. Newegg.com RSS Feed - Daily Deals
  • On arriving in Britain she found herself to be a virtual slave to Dunlop, who exhibited her to curious Europeans who were eager to view Baartman's steatopygous buttocks and genitalia. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • Oh - and I want a food mixer of some sort, because creaming butter and sugar by hand is not a lot of fun.
  • (Not to be confused with what we call cookies)To serve Devon, or Cornwall clotted cream would desecrate a good southern biscuit (and be a waste of the cream really, I prefer it on saffron buns)a bit of plain cream, fresh butter, and cane syrup poured over a hot biscuit is ambrosia. Scones, Cream and Jam - a West Country cream tea
  • After a quarter of an hour, hot buttered toast on a covered hot water plate, with the Staffordshire cottage tea pot in its floral cosy, arrived.
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