1. to pass someone a cigarette.
|Walk in Sun 55: ‘Can I smoke, corporal?’ Rivera asked. ‘Burn,’ Tyne said. ‘Butt me, Friedman,’ said Rivera.|
|(con. 1940s–60s) Straight from the Fridge Dad 24: Butt me Give me a cigarette.|
2. to crush out a cigarette.
|Cairns Post (Qld) 10 Sept. 4/4: He butted a half-smoked cigarette.|
|I’m a Jack, All Right 46: Someone might tread on him or butt a cigarette on him.|
|Bachman Books (1995) 557: Richards [...] butted his smoke in an ashtray.Running Man in|
|Legs 17: I should have taken Bert’s advice and butted the cigarette.|
|(con. 1986) Sweet Forever 257: He butted his cigarette and got up from the chair.|
|Shame the Devil 242: Stefanos butted his smoke.|
SE in slang uses
(US) to socialize.
|Silk Hat Harry’s Divorce Suit 28 Jan. [synd. cartoon strip] ‘We have a dance every Thursday evening.’ ‘I’ll have to butt around more’.|
see separate entries.
see butt in v.
1. (W.I., Guyn.) to ignore, to cut dead, to pass by rudely.
|Dict. Carib. Eng. Usage.|
2. see also separate entry.
see buck a bull off the bridge under buck v.4
see separate entry.