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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 periodicals archive ?
In the sport archery, a butt is either a target or a mound of earth behind the target, used to catch arrows that are badly aimed.
It's amazing how many smokers flick their cigarette butt on to the street without considering they are littering just as much as someone who drops an empty crisp packet.
'The official name of the campaign is 'Mission To Collect 1,000,000 Cigarette Butts from Cambodia's Coast', Rubbish Youth member Phal Sopheak said on Wednesday.
SBMA Ecology Center said it is collecting cigarette butts for study purposes.
Most water butts have a compatible stand or staging that they come with, otherwise you can easily pick one up.
Mohajerani's team discovered that adding butts can cut the energy needed to fire bricks by up to 58 per cent.
Butts' nephew suffered a fractured jaw and swelling to the face, and his attacker along with Butts were arrested and charged with affray.
Butts serves as a board member of the Mississippi World Trade Center and the National Chicken Council.
They found that more than 80 percent of the nests contained at least one smoked cigarette butt. One nest had 48 butts woven into its construction.
To make matters worse, lighted cigarette butts flicked into California's dry arid environment can spark deadly and costly wildfires.
According to the Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index, smokers left an average of 32 cigarette butts per 1000 square metres around the country during 2009-10.
AFTER more than two years on our "most wanted" list, we finally got the chance to tackle ticket tout Roland Butts over all the heartbreak and hardship he's caused.
Scientists believe they may have found a way to recycle a nearly ubiquitous piece of litter: cigarette butts.
While most anti-tobacco work focuses on the harms of tobacco smoke and nicotine, a new group of public health advocates is taking on yet another hazardous aspect of smoking: cigarette butts.