transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (cask) barril (masculine), tonel (masculine)More 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.
- 2 2.1 (from goat) topetazo (masculine), embestida (feminine) 2.2(head butt)cabezazo (masculine), topetazo (masculine)More example sentences
- The characters can fight hand to hand using punches, kicks, nudges, butts, combos…
- The least serious are the routine shoves and butts that seem to accompany almost every NFL play.
- There were a couple of butts, but none of the dirty tactics both pugilists have used in some past fights.
butt inverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (interrupt) interrumpir, meter la cuchara [colloquial/familiar]; (interfere) meterse [colloquial/familiar], inmiscuirse* he had to butt in and spoil everything! ¡tenía que meterse y estropearlo todo! [colloquial/familiar] we don't want them butting in on our private lives no queremos que se inmiscuyan or [colloquial/familiar] se metan en nuestra vida privada
butt outverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] largarse* [colloquial/familiar], pirarse (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], pelar gallo (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], mandarse a cambiar (Andes) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) mudar [colloquial/familiar]
- 1 (target, object) blanco (masculine) to be the butt of jokes/criticism ser* el blanco de las bromas/las críticas
- 2(butts plural)(firing range) campo (masculine) de tiro
- 1 (of rifle) culata (feminine)
- 2butt (end) (blunt end) extremo (masculine)
- 4 (cigarette) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], cigarrillo (masculine), pucho (masculine) (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar]
- 5 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] (buttocks) trasero (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], culo (masculine) [fam o vulg], traste (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar], poto (masculine) (Chile) (Peru/Perú) [colloquial/familiar] it's time they got off their butts ya es hora de que se pongan a trabajar I fell right on my butt me caí de culo [fam o vulg]