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butt3

butt3

 
pronunciation:
buht
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
butt in
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: butted, butting, butts
definition 1: to hit or push with the head or horns.
When he leaned over to pat the young goat, the mother goat butted him.
synonyms:
ram
similar words:
abut, bang, batter, bump, hit, jut, poke, pound, push, shove, strike, thrust
definition 2: to project or protrude.
synonyms:
bulge, extend, project, protrude
similar words:
abut, jut, poke
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phrase: butt in
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a push or blow with the head or horns.
similar words:
bang, blow, bump, hit, impact, poke, push, shove, strike, thrust
Homophone Note
The words butt and but sound alike but have different meanings.
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