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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbuttbutt1 /bʌt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 HBHpart of your body American English informal the part of your body that you sit on syn buttocks 🔊 a baby’s soft little butt → be a pain in the butt at pain1(3)2 CIGARETTEcigaretteDFT the end of a cigarette after most of it has been smoked3 → be the butt of something4 GUNgunPMW the thick end of the handle of a gun 🔊 a rifle butt5 → get your butt in/out/over etc6 → work/play etc your butt off7 CONTAINERcontainerD British English a large round container for collecting or storing liquids 🔊 a rainwater butt8 ACT OF STRIKING somethinghitting with your headHIT the act of hitting someone with your head
Examples from the Corpus
butt• I scraped cigarette butts and bloodied mashed potatoes off plates, dumped half-eaten steaks and broken lobsters into bins.• This team has really taken to both of us out there busting our butts.• Witnesses told of beatings with rifle butts and sticks and the use of bayonets and guns, he said.• Pool, so often the butt of soccer jokes, on the threshold of the First Division?• He slammed the butt of the weapon on my cargo deck and the thing went off.• The butt part has a higher ratio of lean to bone than the shank part and is often priced higher.• The water butt juggles with raindrops.• Get your butt on a bird, Slick, and let's make Bad Money.