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Definition of "butted" []

  • A person or thing that is the target of ridicule, wit, etc (noun)
  • A mound of earth behind the target on a target range that stops bullets or wide shots (noun)
  • The target itself (noun)
  • The target range (noun)
  • A low barrier, usually of sods or peat, behind which sportsmen shoot game birds, esp grouse (noun)
  • A goal; aim (noun)
  • To lie or be placed end on to; abut (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of butt. (verb)

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Use "butted" in a sentence
  • "A banana again butted out the egg, and canola oil stepped in for Ms. Butter."
  • "Big Six is so much tidier with its symmetry of three-letter-word butted up against three-letter-word."
  • "It was a celebrity feud of sorts in the early 1990s when the famous sitar player Ravi Shankar and the bushy bearded spiritual leader of the same name butted heads."
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