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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(of a woman or man) markedly or aggressively masculine

Usage examples (26)
  • The next time that I ran up with the word butch, someone I was dating told me I should read
  • I was going to do much the same thing with how "butch" Barda is.
  • This was before the GLBT era, when "butch" has an entirely different connotation
  • There was the old train "butch" they called him, the man or boy who went around selling candies and pop and so on. for more
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