(redirected from butting heads)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for butt

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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


an object of amusement or laughter

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

residual matter

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for butt

thick end of the handle


Related Words

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)

Related Words

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

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
So you have a dedicated force butting heads with an equally dedicated obstacle.
Butting heads with [legislators] isn't going to change the dynamic of that reality." Lennard's embrace of this simple philosophy led him to forge close cooperative relationships with Gov.
The cover of this CD-ROM depicts two rhinoceroses on the verge of butting heads. That image aptly sets the tone for the CD's content: how to handle and defuse aggressive behavior.
The reason Big Butt is being re-released is that our fans not only asked for it, but demanded it." Big Butt is a double-bock, and is named not for a large posterior, but for the label image of two goats butting heads. Big Butt is made with five malts--including Caramel, Carapils, Munich, and Chocolate--and hopped with Mt.
After several years of butting heads with Ottawa for compensation to redevelop some abandoned military hangars, the chairman of North Bay's Air base Property Corp.
And as proof that Minneapolis-area furniture retailers aren't always butting heads, several major retailers, including HOM Furniture, Slumberland and Gabbert's, held a conference with Bridging, Inc., a nonprofit organization that distributes surplus furniture from retailers to needy families.