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Definition of "button" []

  • A generally disk-shaped fastener used to join two parts of a garment by fitting through a buttonhole or loop. (noun)
  • Such an object used for decoration. (noun)
  • Any of various objects resembling a button, especially: (noun)
  • A push-button switch. (noun)
  • The blunt tip of a fencing foil. (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 "button" in a sentence
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