Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun butch

1 sense of butch

Sense 1
butch, dike, dyke -- ((slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine)
       => lesbian, tribade, gay woman -- (a female homosexual)

Antonyms of adj butch

2 senses of butch

Sense 1
butch, macho -- (used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner)

INDIRECT (VIA masculine) -> feminine -- (associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition")

Sense 2
butch -- ((of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance)

INDIRECT (VIA heterosexual, homosexual) -> bisexual -- (sexually attracted to both sexes)
INDIRECT (VIA homosexual, bisexual) -> heterosexual -- (sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex)

Similarity of adj butch

2 senses of butch

Sense 1
butch, macho -- (used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner)
       => masculine (vs. feminine) -- (associated with men and not with women)

Sense 2
butch -- ((of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance)
       => homosexual (vs. bisexual) (vs. heterosexual) -- (sexually attracted to members of your own sex)

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