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Definition of "butch" []

  • Slang Exhibiting stereotypically or exaggeratedly masculine traits or appearance. Used especially of lesbians and gay men. (adjective)
  • Slang One who is butch. (noun)
  • A haircut in which the hair is cropped close to the head. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "butch" in a sentence
  • "Cuz between that and your crazy trade skills and your curves you keep me in butch heaven. sixtoedkitties, on March 22nd, 2009 at 9: 41 am Said:"
  • "(I'd apologize to those of you who want to view the world in butch/femme terms for once again pointing out that reality is complicated, but I know you haven't read this far, anyhow.)"
  • "The next time that I ran up with the word butch, someone I was dating told me I should read"