Noun: button bú-t(u)n
Verb: button bú-t(u)n
- A round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
- An electrical switch operated by pressing
"the elevator was operated by push buttons";
- push button, push
- Any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
- A round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment
"they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate"
- A female sexual organ homologous to the penis
- clitoris, clit
- A device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
- Any artifact that resembles a button
- (computing) an on-screen control that can be clicked on to invoke a particular function
Verb: butt on
- Provide with buttons
"button a shirt"
- Fasten with buttons
"button the dress"
- Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
"Canada butts on the U.S.";
- border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against
Derived forms: butts on, buttons, buttoning, buttoned, butting on, butted on
Type of: add, adjoin, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], badge, contact, device, electric switch, electrical switch, erectile organ, fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, holdfast, meet, plant part, plant structure, secure, switch, touch
Part of: push-button radio, vulva
Encyclopedia: Button, Button, Who's Got the Button?