New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: butte · butty · bust · but · mutt · putt · built · burnt · burst · busty
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butt

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noun
1 noun informal (especially US) buttockstóin fem3  c m ugeadán masc1  c m utiarpa masc4  c m u it's time you got off your butt! tá sé in am agat éirí de do thóin!, is mithid duit tú féin a dhúiseacht! 2 noun cigarette endbun masc1  c m unuta masc4  c m u
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3 noun end of gun handlepunt masc1  c m ubutt of a gun punt gunna, stoc gunna 4 noun end of knife handle bun masc1  c m ubutt of a knife bun scine 5 noun SPOR end of hurl handle stoc masc1  c m u 6 noun cask, barrelbuta masc4  c m u 7 noun blow with head or hornssonc masc4  c m upoc masc1  c m uhead butt sonc den chloigeann, poc leis an gceann 8 noun SPOR targetsprioc fem2  c m u 9 noun SPOR mound for targetstopachán masc1
verb
10 verb strike with head or horns
TRANSITIVEsonc a thabhairt dohe was butted in the face tugadh sonc san aghaidh dó, fuair sé sonc san aghaidhthe goat butted me in the backside thug an gabhar poc sa tóin dom
INTRANSITIVEsonc a thabhairt
11 verb CONSTR join ends TRANSITIVEcuir as bun a chéilebutt the bricks cuir na brící as bun a chéile
phrases

to be the butt of sth

he's the butt of everyone's humour tá sé ina cheap magaidh ag gach duine, tá sé ina ula mhagaidh ag gach duineshe's the butt of ridicule ever since tá sí ina hábhar fonóide ó shin i leith, táthar ag fonóid fúithi ó shin i leithyou're the butt of a practical joke imríodh cleas magaidh ort, buaileadh bob ort

to butt heads

they're always butting heads over politics éiríonn eatarthu i gcónaí faoi chúrsaí polaitíochta, bíonn siad i gcónaí in adharca a chéile faoi chúrsaí polaitíochta

to get your butt

informalget your butt out of here! gread leat go beo amach as seo!, croch leat amach as seo!, bog do thóin amach as seo!get your butt off that seat - we have work to do! éirigh de do thóin - tá obair le déanamh againn!, éirigh de do gheadán - tá obair le déanamh againn!

your butt off

informalhe'll work his butt off for you cuirfidh sé a bhundún dearg amach ag obair duit, déanfaidh sé obair na gcapall duitthey played their butts off d'imir siad ar theann a ndíchill

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