Definition of butt verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    butt

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//bʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bʌt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they butt
    BrE BrE//bʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bʌt//
     
    he / she / it butts
    BrE BrE//bʌts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bʌts//
     
    past simple butted
    BrE BrE//ˈbʌtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌtɪd//
     
    past participle butted
    BrE BrE//ˈbʌtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌtɪd//
     
    -ing form butting
    BrE BrE//ˈbʌtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1butt somebody/something to hit or push somebody/something hard with your head
  2. 2butt somebody/something if an animal butts somebody/something, it hits them or it hard with its horns and head
  3. Word Originverb Middle English: from Old French boter, of Germanic origin. Phrasal Verbsbutt inbutt out
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