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

9 senses of butt

Sense 1
butt, butt end -- (thick end of the handle)
       => stock -- (the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock")

Sense 2
butt -- (the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots)
       => part, portion, component part, component, constituent -- (something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton")

Sense 3
butt, goat, laughingstock, stooge -- (a victim of ridicule or pranks)
       => victim, dupe -- (a person who is tricked or swindled)

Sense 4
buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass -- (the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 5
target, butt -- (sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at)
       => sports equipment -- (equipment needed to participate in a particular sport)

Sense 6
cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag -- (finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking)
       => roll of tobacco, smoke -- (tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder)

Sense 7
butt joint, butt -- (a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping)
       => joint -- (junction by which parts or objects are joined together)

Sense 8
butt -- (a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons))
       => barrel, cask -- (a cylindrical container that holds liquids)

Sense 9
butt, stub -- (the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking))
       => part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb butt

3 senses of butt

Sense 1
border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on -- (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland")
       => touch, adjoin, meet, contact -- (be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point")

Sense 2
butt, bunt -- (to strike, thrust or shove against; "He butted his sister out of the way"; "The goat butted the hiker with his horns")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")
          Phrasal Verb-> butt against#2

Sense 3
butt -- (place end to end without overlapping; "The frames must be butted at the joints")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

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