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Verb: butt  bút
  1. To strike, thrust or shove against
    "The goat butted the hiker with his horns"; "He butted his sister out of the way";
    - bunt
     
  2. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    "Canada butts the U.S.";
    - border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt against, butt on
     
  3. Place end to end without overlapping
    "The frames must be butted at the joints"
Noun: butt  bút
  1. Thick end of the handle
    "a rifle butt";
    - butt end
     
  2. Someone who is the target of ridicule or pranks
    - stooge
     
  3. [N. Amer, informal] The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    "he deserves a good kick in the butt";
    - buttocks, nates [technical], backside, bum [Brit, informal], buns [N. Amer, informal], can [N. Amer, informal], fundament, hindquarters, hind end, posterior, rear [informal], rear end [informal], rump, stern [informal], seat, tail [N. Amer, informal], tail end, tooshie [informal], tush [N. Amer, informal], bottom, behind, derriere, booty [N. Amer, informal], botty [informal], heinie [US, informal], bahookie [UK, dialect, informal], duff [N. Amer, informal], patootie [US, informal], tushy [N. Amer, informal], derrière
     
  4. A joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping
    - butt joint
     
  5. A large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)
     
  6. The small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
    - stub
     
  7. Sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
    - target
     
  8. The part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots
     
  9. Finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    - cigarette, cigaret [US], coffin nail [informal], fag [Brit, informal], cig [informal], durry [Austral, informal], gasper [Brit, informal], ciggy [Brit, informal]

Sounds like: but

Derived forms: butted, butting, butts

See also: butt against

Type of: adjoin, barrel, body part, cask, component, component part, constituent, contact, dupe, joint, lay, meet, part, place, portion, pose, position, put, roll of tobacco, set, smoke, sports equipment, stock, strike, touch, victim

Part of: body, torso, trunk

Encyclopedia: Butt, Khalid