Definición de buttonhole en inglés:

buttonhole

Saltos de línea: button|hole
Pronunciación: /ˈbʌt(ə)nhəʊl
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A slit made in a garment to receive a button for fastening.
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    • Details like workmanship, buttons, buttonholes, cuffs, and seams are usually good indicators of the item's quality and authenticity. where to find the goods
    • Make the samples on the same number of fabric and interfacing layers that are in the garment where the buttonholes are located.
    • On the center front of a garment, horizontal buttonholes are the most secure and help prevent the opening from gaping.
  • 1.1British A flower or spray worn in a buttonhole on the lapel of a jacket.
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    • Brenda Fitzell and Lesley Irvine were thanked for the table flowers and birthday buttonholes.
    • A Shrivenham florist made a wedding at Cricklade a happy event by stepping in after a Swindon firm failed to deliver the bride's bouquet and 30 buttonholes for guests.
    • Both children received a special cup, as well as a posy of flowers for the princess and a buttonhole for the prince.

verbo

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  • 1 informal Attract the attention of and detain (someone) in conversation, typically against their will: reporters buttonhole officials coming out of the press secretary’s office
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    • Around the adjacent display of scientifically-valuable spinning tops and dinosaur models stood a man buttonholing people to get signatures on a petition to save the place.
    • I've just spent the past hour or so buttonholing people wandering around and asking them what they think of the new products.
    • After that it takes Kernaghan a half-hour to get out of the hall as people keep buttonholing him.
  • 2Make buttonholes in (a garment).
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    • When the contacts on the presser foot ride over the markers, a circuit is completed and proper steps in the buttonholing sequence are initiated.
    • Roman cutwork or Colbert embroidery is one of the prettiest forms of buttonholing.
    • The edges are buttonholed all around.

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