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noun
  1. 1
    American spoken used for talking to a male friend

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of bud

  2. 2
    a tightly curled up part of a plant that will open to form a leaf or flower

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of bud

  3. 3
    a part of a living thing that grows from it before separating and becoming a new organism

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of bud

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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