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butt 1

American English: /bət/
British English: /bʌt/

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (with horns)
    Example sentences
    • Then the gazelle butted my face with pointed horns.
    • The goat butted him over; Guidry's rowan garland tumbled loose.
    • Bastard butted me in the leg while I was escaping.
    Example sentences
    • The hotel manager come up to yell at him, but was just freaked out by this long-haired dirt butting a little 15-year-old's head into the wall.
    • A goat is butting its horns against the crooked door.
    • The mare gently butted her nose against the extended palm, wuffling softly.
    1.2 (with head)
    darle un topetazo or cabezazo a

noun

  • 1 (cask)
    Example sentences
    • George's treacherous intriguing persisted until in 1478 Edward sent him to the Tower where, according to tradition, he was drowned in a butt of malmsey wine.
    • We should all be thinking about collecting more water in butts and larger tanks during the wetter winters to come, and the building of ponds and other water-design features.
    • The Sheriff of Nottingham proclaimed a shooting match and offered a prize of a butt of ale to whosoever should shoot the best shaft in Nottinghamshire.

Phrasal verbs

butt in

verb + adverb
(interrupt)
meter la cuchara [colloquial]
(interfere)
meterse [colloquial]
he had to butt in and spoil everything!
¡tenía que meterse y estropearlo todo! [colloquial]
we don't want them butting in on our private lives
no queremos que se inmiscuyan or [colloquial] se metan en nuestra vida privada

butt out

verb + adverb (American English)
[colloquial]
largarse [colloquial]
mandarse a cambiar (Andes) or (River Plate area) mudar [colloquial]

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butt 2
American English: /bət/
British English: /bʌt/

noun

  • 1 (target, object) to be the butt of jokes/criticism
    ser el blanco de las bromas/las críticas
    Example sentences
    • Journalists then, are set to become the butt of criticism and jokes, even as they sally forth to the frontlines.
    • So sad for all of you, Mr. Mills and constituents, but all Ralph's jokes must have butts, and this time - it's you.
    • But in their defence, the butts of their jokes are generally treated more with affection than ridicule.
  • 2
    also: butts plural
    (firing range)
    Example sentences
    • They are also agreed that the last great years of grouse shooting were in the late 1980s, when the birds made the August skies black as they thundered high over the shooting butts.
    • Saboteurs plan to either occupy the shooting butts and force shooters to pack up, or ‘beat’ the birds away from the guns.
    • 4. shooting at a blank target butt at a short distance with eyes shut

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butt 3
Pronunciation: / bʌt /American English: /bət/
British English: /bʌt/

noun

  • 1 (of rifle)
    Example sentences
    • I remember trying to block a blow from a rifle butt.
    • He pressed the butt hard into his shoulder, closed one eye and aimed into the distance.
    • He placed the butt against his shoulder and sighted down the barrels.

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