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Buttoned

ˈbʌt.ən

Meanings of Buttoned:

adjective

(of clothing) fastened or decorated by buttons.

Usage examples:

Bow ties and buttoned dress shirts
verb

Fasten (clothing) with buttons.

Usage examples:

I buttoned my shirt and knotted my tie

Meanings of Buttoner:

noun

An implement for fastening buttons; a buttonhook. also occasionally: a person who fastens the buttons of a garment. frequently with modifying word, as "shoe-buttoner", "shirt-buttoner", etc. now somewhat rare.

Buttonhole

ˈbʌt(ə)nhəʊl

Meanings of Buttonhole:

noun

A slit made in a garment to receive a button for fastening.

Usage examples:

Details like workmanship, buttons, buttonholes, cuffs, and seams are usually good indicators of the…
verb

Attract the attention of and detain (someone) in conversation, typically against their will.

Usage examples:

Reporters buttonhole officials coming out of the press secretary's office

Meanings of Buttonholer:

noun

An attachment for a sewing machine used to make buttonholes.

Usage examples:

Make a buttonholer from a tongue depressor or craft stick with a loop of string through a hole in o…

Buttonholes

ˈbʌt.ən.həʊl

Meanings of Buttonholes:

noun

A slit made in a garment to receive a button for fastening.

Usage examples:

Details like workmanship, buttons, buttonholes, cuffs, and seams are usually good indicators of the…
verb

Attract the attention of and detain (someone) in conversation, typically against their will.

Usage examples:

Reporters buttonhole officials coming out of the press secretary's office

Meanings of Buttonholing:

verb

Attract the attention of and detain (someone) in conversation, typically against their will.

Usage examples:

Reporters buttonhole officials coming out of the press secretary's office
noun

A slit made in a garment to receive a button for fastening.

Usage examples:

Details like workmanship, buttons, buttonholes, cuffs, and seams are usually good indicators of the…

Meanings of Buttonhook:

noun

A small hook with a long handle for fastening tight buttons (often formerly on buttoned boots).

Usage examples:

A combination buttonhook and zipper puller having a tapered elongated portion can be inserted in bu…

Buttoning

ˈbʌt(ə)n

Meanings of Buttoning:

verb

Fasten (clothing) with buttons.

Usage examples:

I buttoned my shirt and knotted my tie
noun

A small disc or knob sewn on to a garment, either to fasten it by being pushed through a slit made for the purpose or for decoration.

Usage examples:

At this stage, they'll also check your garments for slits, broken buttons or zippers, and any other…

Buttons

ˈbʌt.ən

Meanings of Buttons:

noun

A nickname for a liveried pageboy, now normally only in pantomimes.

Usage examples:

Teenager scott garnham, star of last october's half a sixpence, is equally at home in comedy roles,…
verb

A small disc or knob sewn on to a garment, either to fasten it by being pushed through a slit made for the purpose or for decoration.

Meanings of Buttonweed:

noun

Any of several herbaceous plants of (or formerly included in) the related genera spermacoce and diodia (family rubiaceae), which are native to tropical and subtropical areas of the americas and frequently regarded as noxious weeds, having small white or pinkish-purple flowers with four lobes and elliptical, pointed leaves (also with distinguishing word).

Meanings of Buttonwood:

noun

An american plane tree.

Usage examples:

The reduction of the famous battle of fallen timbers in august 1794, when wayne defeated the maumee…

Meanings of Buttony:

adjective

Resembling a button, especially in being small and round.

Buttress

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttress:

noun

A structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it.

Usage examples:

The cathedral's massive buttresses
verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse

Buttressed

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttressed:

adjective

(of a building or structure) strengthened or supported with a buttress.

Usage examples:

A buttressed wall
verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse

Buttresses

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttresses:

noun

A structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it.

Usage examples:

The cathedral's massive buttresses
verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse

Buttressing

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttressing:

verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse
noun

A structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it.

Usage examples:

The cathedral's massive buttresses

Meanings of Butts:

verb

(of a person or animal) hit (someone or something) with the head or horns.

Usage examples:

She butted him in the chest
noun

A push or blow, especially one given with the head.

Usage examples:

The characters can fight hand to hand using punches, kicks, nudges, butts, combos…

Meanings of Buttstock:

noun

The broad end of a firearm which rests on the shooter's shoulder when firing, and to which the barrel and firing mechanism are attached.

Meanings of Butty:

noun

A filled or open sandwich.

Usage examples:

A bacon butty

Butut

ˈbuːtuːt

Meanings of Butut:

noun

A monetary unit of gambia, equal to one hundredth of a dalasi.

Usage examples:

There are banknotes of 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 gambian dalasis, as well as coins of 1, 5, 10, 25 and …

Meanings of Bututs:

noun

A monetary unit of gambia, equal to one hundredth of a dalasi.

Usage examples:

There are banknotes of 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 gambian dalasis, as well as coins of 1, 5, 10, 25 and …

Meanings of Butyl:

noun

Of or denoting an alkyl radical —c4h9, derived from butane.

Usage examples:

Butyl acetate

Meanings of Butyne:

noun

Originally, each of four isomeric unsaturated hydrocarbons with chemical formula c₄ h₆; (in later use specifically) either of the two isomers which are alkynes, used in chemical synthesis.

Butyrate

ˈbjuːtɪreɪt

Meanings of Butyrate:

noun

A salt or ester of butyric acid.

Usage examples:

The mixed ester, cellulose acetate butyrate, has better weatherabilitly and finds use as pipe and t…

Butyrates

ˈbjuːtɪreɪt

Meanings of Butyrates:

noun

A salt or ester of butyric acid.

Usage examples:

The mixed ester, cellulose acetate butyrate, has better weatherabilitly and finds use as pipe and t…

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