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noun [countable]     butt pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    informal the part of your body that you sit on

    They ought to get off their butts and go back to work.

    a pain in the butt:

    That old computer is a pain in the butt!

    See also kick
  2. 2
    the part of a cigarette or cigar that is left after you have finished smoking it
    1. a.
      the end of the handle of a gun or tool

      He was hit over the head with a rifle butt.

  3. 4
    the act of hitting someone with your head


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