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buttonhole

Translation of buttonhole in German:

noun

  • 1
    Knopfloch, das
    attrib. buttonhole stitch
    Knopflochstich, der
  • 2 (British English) (flowers worn in coat lapel)
    Knopflochsträußchen, das
    (single flower)
    Knopflochblume, die
    Blume im Knopfloch

transitive verb

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

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