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Translation of buttonhole in German:


  • 1
    Knopfloch Neutr.
    attrib. buttonhole stitch
    Knopflochstich Mask.
  • 2 (British English)
    (flowers worn in coat lapel) Knopflochsträußchen Neutr.
    (single flower) Knopflochblume Fem.
    Blume im Knopfloch

transitive verb

  • (detain)
    zu fassen kriegen [informal]
    he was buttonholed by X
    X hat sich Dat. ihn geschnappt [informal]
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