Definition of Butt

1. Noun. Thick end of the handle.

Exact synonyms: Butt End
Specialized synonyms: Rifle Butt
Generic synonyms: Stock

2. Verb. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary. "England marches with Scotland"
Exact synonyms: Abut, Adjoin, Border, Butt Against, Butt On, Edge, March
Generic synonyms: Adjoin, Contact, Meet, Touch
Specialized synonyms: Neighbor, Neighbour
Derivative terms: Abutment, Abutter, Border, Border, Edge, Edging, March

3. Noun. The part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots.

4. Verb. To strike, thrust or shove against. "The fighter managed to butt his opponent"; "The goat butted the hiker with his horns"
Exact synonyms: Bunt
Specialized synonyms: Headbutt
Generic synonyms: Strike
Also: Butt Against
Derivative terms: Butter

5. Noun. A victim of ridicule or pranks.
Exact synonyms: Goat, Laughingstock, Stooge
Specialized synonyms: April Fool
Generic synonyms: Dupe, Victim
Derivative terms: Stooge

6. Verb. Place end to end without overlapping. "The frames must be butted at the joints"
Generic synonyms: Lay, Place, Pose, Position, Put, Set

7. Noun. The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on. "Are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
Exact synonyms: Arse, Ass, Backside, Behind, Bottom, Bum, Buns, Buttocks, Can, Derriere, Fanny, Fundament, Hind End, Hindquarters, Keister, Nates, Posterior, Prat, Rear, Rear End, Rump, Seat, Stern, Tail, Tail End, Tooshie, Tush
Generic synonyms: Body Part
Group relationships: Body, Torso, Trunk
Derivative terms: Posterior

8. Noun. Sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at.
Exact synonyms: Target
Specialized synonyms: Clay Pigeon
Generic synonyms: Sports Equipment

9. Noun. Finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking.

10. Noun. A joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping.
Exact synonyms: Butt Joint
Specialized synonyms: Butt Weld, Butt-weld, Fish Joint
Generic synonyms: Joint

11. Noun. A large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons).
Generic synonyms: Barrel, Cask
Specialized synonyms: Water Butt

12. Noun. The small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking).
Exact synonyms: Stub
Specialized synonyms: Cigar Butt, Cigarette Butt, Roach
Generic synonyms: Part, Portion

Definition of Butt

1. n. A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end.

2. v. i. To join at the butt, end, or outward extremity; to terminate; to be bounded; to abut.

3. v. t. To strike by thrusting the head against; to strike with the head.

4. n. A large cask or vessel for wine or beer. It contains two hogsheads.

5. n. The common English flounder.

Definition of Butt

1. Noun. (slang) The buttocks; used as a euphemism, less objectionable than arse/ass ¹

2. Noun. (slang) The whole buttocks and pelvic region that includes one's private parts. ¹

3. Noun. (slang) Body; self. ¹

4. Noun. (slang) A used cigarette. ¹

5. Noun. The larger or thicker end of anything; the blunt end, in distinction from the sharp end; as, the butt of a rifle. Formerly also spelled but. ¹

6. Noun. A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end. ¹

7. Noun. A mark to be shot at; a target. ¹

8. Noun. A piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field. ¹

9. Noun. A person at whom ridicule, jest, or contempt is directed. ¹

10. Noun. A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head; a head butt. ¹

11. Noun. A thrust in fencing. ¹

12. Noun. (lacrosse) The plastic or rubber cap used to cover the open end of a lacrosse stick's shaft in order to prevent injury. ¹

13. Noun. The portion of a half-coupling fastened to the end of a hose. ¹

14. Noun. The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib. ¹

15. Noun. (context: mechanical) A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; – also called a butt joint. ¹

16. Noun. (context: carpentry) A kind of hinge used in hanging doors, etc., so named because it is attached to the inside edge of the door and butts against the casing, instead of on its face, like the strap hinge; also called butt hinge. ¹

17. Noun. (context: shipbuilding) The joint where two planks in a strake meet. ¹

18. Noun. (context: leather trades) The thickest and stoutest part of tanned oxhides, used for soles of boots, harness, trunks. ¹

19. Noun. The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice. ¹

20. Noun. (context: English units) An English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 126 wine gallons which is one-half tun; equivalent to the pipe. ¹

21. Noun. A wooden cask for storing wine, usually containing 126 gallons. ¹

22. Noun. Any of various flatfish such as sole, plaice or turbot ¹

23. Noun. (obsolete West of England) hassock. ¹

24. Verb. To strike bluntly, particularly with the head. ¹

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Definition of Butt

1. to hit with the head [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Butt

1. The common English flounder. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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