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Definition of butch adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    butch

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//bʊtʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bʊtʃ//
     
    (informal) Attractiveness, Male attractiveness
     
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  1. 1(of a woman) behaving or dressing like a man compare femme
  2. 2(of a man) big, and often behaving in an aggressive way See related entries: Attractiveness, Male attractiveness
  3. Word Origin 1940s: perhaps an abbreviation of butcher.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: butch

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