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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thick end of the handle; The small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking); A large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons);

Usage examples (4)
  • Fair enough there were other contributing factors as well, but the discarded butts were the ignition sources.
  • Folks were kickin 'butt, then all of a sudden, we're in the trees … what the frell.
  • Just the reduction in butt-numbed hours in front of the ole computron is worth the price.
  • "I recall the butt-whooping we got the last time we played," he said. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The group on the "butte" (small steep mountain with a flat top) made him the "butt" (laughing stock) of their jokes, "but" (except that) he did not laugh.
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