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British English: /ˈbʌt(ə)n/
American English: /ˈbətn/

Translation of button in German:


  • 1 (of garment)

    Knopf Mask.
    as bright as a button
    putzmunter [informal]

transitive verb

  • (fasten)
    einknöpfen (Futter)
    button one's lip (American English) [slang]
    die Klappe halten [slang]

intransitive verb

  • [zu]geknöpft werden
    this dress buttons down the back
    dieses Kleid wird hinten geknöpft

Phrasal verbs

button up

transitive verb
erledigen (Job)
have the deal [all] buttoned up
das Geschäft unter Dach und Fach haben [informal]
buttoned up [figurative] (taciturn)
zugeknöpft [informal]
intransitive verb
[zu]geknöpft werden

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