Definition of butt in in English:

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butt in

Interrupt or intrude on a conversation or activity: sorry to butt in on you
More example sentences
  • At the tail end of this conversation colleague number two butts in uninvited, with a little gem aimed in my direction.
  • Suddenly, Dave Hill - who was sitting in on the conversation - butted in and offered his opinion.
  • Don't butt in on a conversation your girlfriend is having with a cute boy!
Synonyms
interrupt, break in, cut in, chime in, interject, interpose, intervene;
British informal chip in
See parent entry: butt
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