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butch

 (bo͝och)
adj. Slang
Exhibiting stereotypically masculine appearance or behavior. Used especially of lesbians and gay men.
n.
1. Slang One who is butch.
2. A haircut in which the hair is cropped close to the head.

[Probably from the male nickname Butch.]

butch

(bʊtʃ)
adj
(of a woman or man) markedly or aggressively masculine
n
1. a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
2. a strong rugged man
[C18: back formation from butcher]

butch

(bʊtʃ)

adj.
1. Slang.
a. (of a woman) having traits of behavior usu. associated with males.
b. (of a male) exaggeratedly masculine in manner.
2. of or designating a haircut in which the hair is closely cropped.
n.
3. Slang. a butch person.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butch - (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
gay woman, lesbian, tribade - a female homosexual
Adj.1.butch - used of menbutch - used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
masculine - associated with men and not with women
2.butch - (of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
homosexual - sexually attracted to members of your own sex

butch

adjective manly, masculine, virile, he-man, chauvinist Paul was a butch outdoor type.
Translations
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butch

[bʊtʃ]
A. ADJ [woman] → marimacho; [man] → macho
B. N (= woman) → marimacho m or f; (= man) → macho m

butch

[ˈbʊtʃ] adj
[man] → costaud, viril
[woman] → costaude, masculine

butch

adj (inf) clothes, hairstyle, mannermaskulin

butch

[bʊtʃ] adj (woman) (pej) → mascolina; (man) → macho inv
References in classic literature ?
You seen her at that Slavonic picnic last summer at Shellmound--that tall, nice-lookin' blonde that was with Butch Willows?
Well, she'd been runnin' with Butch Willows pretty steady, an' just because she could dance, Billy dances a lot with her.
An' Billy says--an' what d'ye think he said, with everybody lookin' on an' Butch with blood in his eye?
He's got a rep as a fighter, an' when he just stood back 'an' let Butch have his way, everybody knew he wasn't scared, or backin' down, or anything.
There would have been a fight, hard feelings, Butch turned into an enemy, and nothing profited to Lily.
He thought of little things--Turk Smollet wheel- ing boards through the main street of his town in the morning, a tall woman, beautifully gowned, who had once stayed overnight at his father's hotel, Butch Wheeler the lamp lighter of Winesburg hur- rying through the streets on a summer evening and holding a torch in his hand, Helen White standing by a window in the Winesburg post office and put- ting a stamp on an envelope.
Hes got used toys and Ive told him that every time he has a toy he hasnt played with in awhile, then to do something with it," said Gunners father, Butch Hartman.
Showcasing 123 butches--from trans butches to classic butches, from butches who identify as women to those who identify as men--the photographer, a self-identified "butch hapa queer chick," memorializes the butch not only for posterity but also to illustrate that the butch is very much alive and well in the 21st century.
One of these characters is Solomon Grundy (Drew Powell), who used to be known as the mobster, Butch Gilzean.
In his autobiography "High School Dropout: Stories of a Navy Pilot", Butch Rutt takes the reader through the stories of his life.
His son, Butch, sat next to me and Cholly's wife, Marie, and grandson Kip were also in the room intermittently as they came and went tending to current business.