Synonyms of butt


1. butt, butt end, stock

usage: thick end of the handle

2. butt, part, portion, component part, component, constituent

usage: the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

3. butt, goat, laughingstock, stooge, victim, dupe

usage: a victim of ridicule or pranks

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, body part

usage: 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?"

5. target, butt, sports equipment

usage: sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

6. cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag, roll of tobacco, smoke

usage: finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

7. butt joint, butt, joint

usage: a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping

8. butt, barrel, cask

usage: a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)

9. butt, stub, part, portion

usage: the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)


1. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

2. butt, bunt, strike

usage: to strike, thrust or shove against; "He butted his sister out of the way"; "The goat butted the hiker with his horns"

3. butt, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: place end to end without overlapping; "The frames must be butted at the joints"

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Definition and meaning of butt (Dictionary)