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Synonyms for butt

Synonyms for butt

an act or instance of using force so as to propel ahead

to be contiguous or next to

one that is fired at, attacked, or abused

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an object of amusement or laughter

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

residual matter

Synonyms for butt

thick end of the handle

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

a victim of ridicule or pranks

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

a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping

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

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

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

to strike, thrust or shove against

place end to end without overlapping

References in classic literature ?
They butted in on 'm, an' then I butted in on them an' poked a few.
Didn't the full-rigged ship, the whaler Essex, sink off the west coast of South America, twelve hundred miles from the nearest land for the small boats to cover, and all because of a big cow whale that butted her into kindling-wood?
I'd just come in from a run and was passing the time of day with her--I had to be polite, even if she had butted in on me and come to live in my house for keeps-- when I saw a queer expression come into her eyes.
The broaden- ing waters flowed through a mob of wooded islands; you lost your way on that river as you would in a desert, and butted all day long against shoals, trying to find the channel, till you thought yourself bewitched and cut off for ever from everything you had known once--some where--far away--in another existence perhaps.
Barely were the words out of my mouth when I stubbed my toe on some obstacle, pitched forward, and butted my head into something that FELT very much like a door.