1. concerning the body.
(a) (also butt-end, butties) the buttocks; the posterior.
|Scoffer Scoff’d (1765) 22 3: Thou kiss the But-end of a Drab. [Ibid.] 277: That fingle wagging at thy Butt.|
|Whipping Tom – Brought to Light 1: Turning them up as nimble as an Eel, [he] makes their Butt ends cry Spanko!|
|Tommy Thumb’s Songbook II 34: Piss a Bed, / Piss a Bed, / Barley Butt, / Your Bum is so heavy / You cant get up.|
|Last Act in New British Theatre I iii: Master Bumper Butt, the fat publican.|
|Legends and Stories 248: The Dutchman has a big but [sic] / Full of gin.|
|Waynesburg Republican (PA) 15 July 4/4: Well, you’d dam swoon foun the fac out if you’ cut up any shines round here, huggin wimmin, ore cussin [...] or talkin sassy to the conductor, or sich. Why I’d a chuck’d you butt foremos’ thru that winder.|
|Slaver’s Adventures 58: When it does arrive it will come butt end foremost, like a nigger in a fight.|
|Georgie May 77: Slap her butties.|
|Walls Of Jericho 6: There now – shake that one off yo’ butt!|
|At Swim-Two-Birds 159: All things were then put in order [...] the fire was tended with black peats, and fine crocks were settled with their butts in the air.|
|Man with the Golden Arm 37: I got more brains in my butt than your whole scrumblebug family.|
|(con. 1950) Band of Brothers 334: You tell that replacement to keep his butt down and his eyes open.|
|Shake Him Till He Rattles (1964) 17: He remembered her boy’s butt and thin legs.|
|Buttons 89: She gave a startled yell and ended up on her butt in the middle of the highway.|
|Tourist Season (1987) 375: He patted her on the butt.|
|Hollywood Reporter 1-7 June 11: I’ve been begging for a bare butt scene.|
|Indep. Rev. 2 May 7: The chances of Ken failing to park his salamandrine butt on the dubious mayoral throne are so slim.|
|Week (US) 27 Apr. 8: Does Jason pick on me about my big fat butt?|
|(con. 1990s) in One of the Guys 139: ‘The other one put his stuff in her butt’.|
|Rubdown [ebook] Fifteen Minute Butt Buster Class — The Fastest Way to Tone Your Butt.|
|IOL News (SA) 9 June [Internet] Yo-landi yanks down her pants slightly and flashes her butt.|
|Crongton Knights 13: Get your butt into your bed.|
(b) the vagina.
|Poems (1752) 96: Push on, push on, ye happy Pair! [...] Till one complains a ruin’d Butt, / And t’other points a pithless Arrow.‘Marriage Song’ in|
|Filth 182: ‘But . . .’ ‘The only butts that come intae it are the ones we’ll be fuckin doon that red-light district.’.|
|Call of the Weird (2006) 44: I actually had my butt torn.|
(c) generic for one’s body, oneself.
|Enemy to Society 253: For the first few seconds of Van Tromp’s presence in the room, Axtell was too amazed to burst into the violent tirade he had been bottling up until his butt should enter.|
|On The Road (1972) 128: They were going to stick and I was going to be left alone on my butt.|
|Black! (1996) 237: I got a good mind to clear right out and leave your silly butt!‘Yet Princes Follow’ in|
|Doom Pussy 162: They’ve upped the ante on you and Smash. The VC’s price on your butts is now a hundred thousand p’s apiece.|
|Tales of the City (1984) 29: Tell Beauchamp to hustle his butt up here on the double.|
|Skin Tight 76: Then he slugs me in the stomach and tells me to get my butt out of the boat.|
|Way Past Cool 50: Now get your butt off to school.|
|Stalker (2001) 31: You really think her mother’s gonna watch your kids after you’ve slammed her daughter’s butt in jail?|
|Observer Screen 26 Mar. 11: Shut up and move yo butt!|
|Call of the Weird (2006) 121: Okay, hon, follow my butt.|
|Crongton Knights 132: ‘He ain’t gonna show his butt on the road!’.|
(d) (US campus) a female.
|Current Sl. IV:2.|
2. in fig./ext. uses.
(a) a cigarette or cigar end.
|Paddiana I 235: Will yer honor give me the butt?|
|Night Side of N.Y. 121: He had just rescued a ‘butt’ from a watery grave in the gutter. ‘Jeminy! don’t chaps about town smoke ’em awful short now’days!’.|
|Pink ’Un and Pelican 276: ‘The Captain’ threw away the butt of his cigarette before he entered upon the final shuffle.|
|Sun. Times (Perth) 13 Mar. 5/2: Running down the boy butt-smoker and tracking the Sunday snifter to its lair.|
|Confessions of a Detective 197: [He] gracefully puffed at a cigar-butt.|
|Indoor Sports 29 Mar. [synd. cartoon] Indoor Sports. Getting an earfull of chatter from the fire inspectors — while the gang is tipped off to douse the butts and pipes.|
|AS VIII:3 (1933) 25/1: CAPTAIN’S BUTTS. Butt one-third to half the length of a cigaret. [...] The next size shorter was shavetail’s butts. Then there were sergeant’s and corporal’s butts and finally private’s butts, which last had been passed around until it was so small you had to stick a pin or toothpick through it to hold it up to your lips.‘Prison Dict.’ in|
|Enormous Room (1928) 158: The poise has a cigarette in its hand, which cigarette it has just pausingly rolled from material furnished by a number of carefully saved butts (whereof Afrique’s pockets are invariably full).|
|(con. 1840s) Gangs of N.Y. 33: Syksey, who is said to have coined the phrase ‘hold de butt,’ an impressive plea for the remains of a dead cigar.|
|Jack-Roller 52: We gathered cigarette ‘buttses’ along the street and took them to a shed, where we smoked.|
|Swag, the Spy and the Soldier in Lehmann Penguin New Writing No. 26 31: He snapped away the butt of his cigarette and spat back over his shoulder.|
|From Here to Eternity (1998) 153: ‘Hey,’ Maggio said. ‘The butt. The butt. Don’t throw it away, you capitalist.’ He scrambled up and picked it up from under the commode, inhaling the smoke luxuriously.|
|Restless Men 68: Specs brooded as he scissored his butts [and] rolled himself a smoke.|
|Go-Boy! 137: A butt wouldn’t finish rolling on the ground before it was scooped up and hoarded by some nicotine fiend.|
|Brown’s Requiem 168: The concrete floor was littered with trash, cigarette butts, and empty beer cans.|
|A-Team Storybook 17: He manoeuvered a cigar butt to his lips.|
|Yes We have No 227: Signtist [...] cleans up the cigarette butts in the park.|
|Westsiders 320: Stuck to a Formica shelf, just above a mass of old blunt butts, are two pictures.|
|Pulp Ink 2 [ebook] Half a dozen empties with butts floating in the dregs.‘Occupy Opportunity’ in C. Rhatigan and N. Bird (eds)|
(b) a cigarette or cigar.
|in Our Naval Apprentice Apr. 15: Why, you could light a ‘butt’ between each stroke .|
|Bowery Life [ebook] [I] ’ got t’rowin’ booze inter me sistem an’ smokin’ dem Hennery Clay butts.|
|in Amaroc News (1981) 11 Mar. 27: A Turkish fag for breakfast, an Egyptian butt for lunch.|
|Three Soldiers 14: The corporal likes fancy ciggies and so does the sergeant; you jus’ slip ’em each a butt now and then. May help ye to get in right with ’em.|
|Pal Joey 21: I lit a butt and smoked it calmly.|
|Man with the Golden Arm 214: I know a fool who’ll give a pack of butts for a sack of that stuff.|
|Best that Ever Did It (1957) 40: Throw me that pack of butts on the dresser.|
|Real Cool Killers (1969) 49: ‘Give me a butt.’ Choo-Choo fished two Camels from a squashed package.|
|Exit 3 and Other Stories 139: Whyn’a hell don’t you smoke an American butt?|
|Pimp 254: I gave a cell-house orderly two packs of butts.|
|Digger’s Game (1981) 39: I quit smoking [...] I got off the butts.|
|Way Past Cool 31: Other kids just figured he rode beside Deek all day and smoked butt.|
|Fortress of Solitude 430: Dang, take the butts, but that’s my drawing shit.|
(c) (US milit.) in fig. use of sense 2a above, a short time.
|Sarjint Larry an’ Frinds n.p.: butt:—A short time; ‘Two months and a butt’ means two whole months and a part of another month remaining on one’s enlistment.‘Soldier Sl.’ in|
(d) (US prison/Und.) the final portion of one’s sentence.
|AS VIII:3 (1933) 24/2: BUTT. Fraction of a month or a week; as when a prisoner had a month and a butt or six weeks and a butt still to serve.‘Prison Dict.’ in|
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).|
|DAUL 38/1: Butt. (Central and Western states) A fractional part of a month or week which still remains to be served in prison. ‘Man, I’m going whacky (crazy) finishing up this butt.’.et al.|
|False Starts 199: ‘Four days and a butt.’ The butt is your last morning.|
|Prison Sl. 18: Butt The final portion of an inmate’s prison sentence.|
(e) (US) the remaining amount of time of one’s enlistment in the armed forces.
|You Chirped a Chinful!! n.p.: Butt: Balance of enlistment.|
3. (US, also but) a fool, an unpleasant person.
|My Cousin in the Army 93: Well, Johnny, this eventful night Hath left thee in a woeful plight; Fleec’d of thy cash, drunk, drench’d with rain, A butt for folly’s idle train!|
|Griffith Gaunt I 242: The poor butt made an ass of himself.|
|‘Weights and Measures’ [lyrics] I’ve got this in my brain compactly, / A rod makes just one perch, let’s see, / If two jacks makes a gill exactly, / No one should make a butt of me!|
|Deacon Brodie II tab.IV v: He was my butt, my ape, my jumping-jack.|
|Sporting Times 29 Feb. 1/3: The poor but said, ‘I can prove I’ve not my country’s laws defied’.‘First in the Field’|
|Eve. Star (Baltimore, MD) 8 May 1/2: They’ve got a notion making a butt of some innocent party and hurting his feelings is being clever.|
|Cry Tough! 12: Kitty had given Crazy a fast deal. That was why she had to pay off, and it served her right for having made Crazy a butt and a fool.|
|Fowlers End (2001) 48: The least popular boy—the creep, the drip, the butt, the one who is most avoided—is the most fearful of you all.|
|Who is Teddy Villanova? 181: Never have I been such a butt.|
4. a marijuana cigarette.
|Back Alley Jungle (1963) 94: Most of the kids just talked about marijuana. [...] We bought two butts each.‘Gold Ring’ in Margulies|
badly disappointed, very upset; the underlying image being sodomised.
|Usenet: alt.graffiti 12 Nov. [Internet] ‘Oh my. dont get so butthurt…i cant even remember what i wrote’.|
|Don’t Put Me In, Coach n.p.: He doesn't show bias against a team that he's been butt-hurt over for the last 30 years,.|
|Reddit n.d. [Internet] Love it whjen the Internet is butthurt.|
|UNC-CH Campus Sl. Spring 2014 2: BUTTHURT — strong negative emotion resulting from shame, insult, defeat: ‘State fans are still butthurt from the February loss at home’.|
|Guardian CiF 10 Dec. [Internet] The elite’s little tame mediocracy, all butt-hurt at the bloke who ripped up their shallow Euro-affectations.|
|Courier-Jrnl (Louisville, KY) 18 Dec. H1/1: Trump is President / The butt hurt are protesting / Grow up and move on.|
Pertaining to the body or buttocks
see buttfuck n. (1)
see separate entry.
see buttfucker n.
1. a homosexual male.
|Modern English 74: homosexual men (n): Butt Boys, Turd Burglars, Toolers, Fudgepackers.|
|www.Melanet.com [Internet] These buttboys are cowards that’s why their [sic] here, if they really were about the busy of conteracting [sic] us they wouldn’t be here, just bumping their gums.|
2. thus fig. a weakling, a subservient figure.
|(con. 1970s) King Suckerman (1998) 117: For what? To be some brown motherfucker’s butt-boy again?|
|Angel of Montague Street (2004) 256: You come out on top, I’ll be your fucking butt boy.|
|UNC-CH Campus Sl. Spring 2014 Fall 2: BUTTBOY — obsequious graduate student assistant: ‘My TA is such a butt-boy. He’s always running to get coffee for the professor’.(ed.)|
3. a stupid, inept youth.
|Sl. U. 51: buttboy [...] 2. a male jerk.|
(US) a general term of abuse.
|Homeboy 25: You’ve been soliciting for prostitution [...] buttbreaths.|
|Mad mag. Sept. 17: Listen up, butt breath!|
a very close friend.
|on Ball State University [Internet] Mellissa: My Purdue buddy! College is so much fun isn’t it? Just think happy thoughts, Bahamas, gambling, drinking (pop of course). Andy: My IU buddy! When are we going to go gambling again? Helen: My butt buddy!! Thanks for always letting me tag along and listening when I need someone to talk to.|
|Oz ser. 4 ep. 9 [TV script] So you and keller are butt-buddies now? Let me see, when did that happen?‘Medium Rare’|
(US) an inadvertent phonecall made when carrying the phone in a back pocket, and accidentally pressing buttons by sitting down or movement.
|Tennessean 14 June [Internet] About 55% of calls these days to Nashville’s 911 center are made on cell phones. [...] Often, calls are inadvertent, such as when people sit on their cell phones — known in the business as ‘butt calls’ .|
|UNC-CH Campus Sl. 2011.|
(US campus) anything, or anybody, undesirable, displeasing.
|Campus Sl. Mar. 2: butt cheese – something ugly, unattractive: ‘Sarah’s date looked like butt cheese.’ ‘My hair looks like butt cheese.’.|
a masturbator; thus a general term of abusive address.
|posting 4 Jun. on Spirit Forum of MrCranky.com [Internet] You’re a butt chuckler, that’s what you are!!|
see crack n.3 (4)
(UK juv.) anal intercourse.
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] butt darts v. anal intercourse.|
1. see sense 1a above.
2. see end n. (1b)
3. see fag end n. (1)
(US) a general term of contempt with the implication of unattractiveness; thus buttfaced adj., unattractive.
|Gunship Commander 78: I’d say it was the buttfaced assistant flight surgeon [HDAS].|
|(con. c.1970) Flight of the Intruder 76: Did you hit the goddam waveoff lights, buttface?|
|Lockie Leonard, Legend (1998) 47: He was a prat. [...] His mum was having some kind of a meltdown and he was stamping his foot like a complete buttface.|
|[Internet] Male Voice saying ‘Listen Buttface! I’m in NO mood to deal with an Idiot like YOU!’.|
see separate entries.
(US) a woman used to run errands, e.g. for a fashion photographer.
|National Lampoon Mar. 7: Her number-one butt-girl, Frankie, [...] travels everywhere with her and runs out for more makeup or eyelashes [HDAS].|
(US) good, exciting.
|Big Easy 29: We’re gonna have ourselves a butt-grabbin’ good time.|
(US) a stupid or obnoxious person; thus buttheaded adj.
|DN III:iv 295: butt-headed, adj. [...] 2. Headstrong, obstinate, bull-headed. ‘He’s as butt-headed as an ole mule.’.‘Word-List From East Alabama’ in|
|DN IV:iii 218: buttheaded, obstinate.‘Terms Of Disparagement’ in|
|Their Eyes Were Watching God (1998) 149: She’ll die butt-headed.|
|Campus Sl. Oct. 11: zipperhead – person who parts his hair down the middle of his head, an out-of-style haircut. Also butthead, smack-dab.|
|Llama Parlour 172: I wancha to know, right [...] that I ain’t no butt-head, got it?|
|Sydney Morn. Herald 26 Mar. 63/2: ‘Oh no,’ says Carolynn, [...] ‘they’re going to sing again.’ ‘Dumb butt heads,’ adds Stephen.|
|Lockie Leonard, Legend (1998) 115: I was just so ashamed of myself [...] I was an absolute buttbrain.|
|Guardian Rev. 28 Jan. 23: Most of his characters are buttheaded fools.|
1. the anus.
|Dust Tracks On a Road (1995) 694: Dat white man come messing with me and I’ll cut him a brand new butt-hole.|
|in Erotic Muse (1992) 206: She was short and underslung; / He missed her cunt and hit her bung. / And planted the seed of many a son / In the butthole of Kathusalem.|
|(con. 1945) Tattoo (1977) 402: Her head dipping [...] to lick him between the legs, run the tip of her tongue around and into his butthole.|
|Homeboy 31: Batteryoperated Autosuckers trimmed with Gen-U-Pube nylon hair like Astroturf, Pocket-Pal Buttholes and heroic dildoes of every color and configuration.|
|Nature Girl 159: How ’bout a load of bird shot up your butthole instead?|
2. a term of contempt.
|(con. 1940s) Man Walking On Eggshells 120: Pay attention you little butt hole.|
|Great Santini (1977) 504: Did you look it up butthole?|
|Central Sl. 48: Butt-hole don’t know what he’s doin’, hasn’t been around since breakfast.|
|Florida Roadkill 127: You buttholes were gonna stiff me!|
|Pound for Pound 70: Shameless faggot butt-hole!|
3. anal intercourse.
|Pimp’s Rap 16: Want some head, butthole or maybe around the world?|
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 227: The killer wants butthole [...] They’re pouring the pork.‘Hollywood Fuck Pad’ in|
(US) a lout.
|World of Hurt 186: You two butt-hooks make NCO? [HDAS].|
|at ThoughtCafe [Internet] I remember thinking, ‘Hey… this is great! I get to beat the hell out of that butthook, Gary Bishop, and not get kicked out of school!’.|
see separate entries.
see ass-kisser n.
see ass-kissing n.
see separate entries.
(US campus) a large quantity, often in pl.
|Campus Sl. Oct.|
|Hope College ‘Dict. of New Terms’ [Internet] butt-load adj. A lot, a bunch of, a pile of (work, supplies, information, etc.).|
|Democrat & Chron. (Rochester, NY) 22 Apr. 20/6: ‘I also want to do a movie where I shoot a buttload of people’.|
a fool; thus adj. butt-munching ; note mis-defined as a v. in cit. 2001.
|Da Bomb [Internet] 5: Buttmunch: A dumb person.|
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] butt munch v. (1) friendly ‘insult’. ‘Hoi – butt munch, come here!’ (2) As a derogatory remark towards someone you are angry or perturbed with.|
|Twitter 27 Jan. [Internet] Don’t pooh-pooh the abyss, buttmunch.|
|Twitter 14 Jan. [Internet] It shouldn't be up to a bunch of butt munching old men what I or women do w/ their bodies.|
|ONDCP Street Terms 5: Butt naked — PCP.|
(US) a small pouch-like bag strapped around the wearer’s waist.
|(con. 1967) Reckoning for Kings (1989) 184: Blind Pig reached behind and pulled something from the top of his asspack. He handed Casey’s Thorpe bowie knife to Mosby, who [...] shoved the knife into his buttpack.|
|(con. 1960s) Grunts: US Infantry in Vietnam 7: One of the first things that a grunt would do would be to discard the ‘butt’ pack [...] in favor of the lightweight rucksack.|
|Last Precinct 284: No butt pack.|
(US) anyone who sells their body as a prostitute, male or female.
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn) 40: butt peddlar A pimp; a prostitute.|
(US) a homosexual male.
|Sl. U. 51: West Hollywood is full of butt pirates.|
|Oz ser. 3 ep. 6 [TV script] One of the Teletubbies is gay [...] He’s a butt pirate.‘Cruel and Unusual Punishments’|
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] Butt Pirate n. A homosexual.|
a small dildo, usu. rubber, inserted in the anus during sexual games.
|Gay (S)language 6: Buttplug—artificial penis.|
|Homeboy 33: A brutal lowtech buttplug (this one with wire bristles like a bottle cleaner).|
|‘Chickenhawk’ at www.cultdeadcow.com [Internet] I retrieved a large butt-plug from the bag in the other room, and turning the water to a very low trickle, I inserted the nozzle into her ass.|
1. (US) a man who inserts a dildo into his own anus then walks around naked while a prostitute looks on; thus a general insult.
|cited in Oui Aug.|
|at www.asstr.org [Internet] Harry was a major butt-plunger. He mostly wanted Cherry to insert a dildo in his ass, and then he paraded around the room while she watched. He strutted like a peacock, and she told him how sexy he was and how hot it made her.|
|posting at macslash.org 31 Dec. [Internet] Shut the fuck up, faggot. Your comment about the newsworthyness of this is about as insightful as the obvious fact that you are a cum-guzzling butt plunger.|
2. (US gay) the penis.
|‘Black and White’ [Internet] Dave lubed up Trevor’s grasping hole and pushed. Trevor gasped with pleasure, then pushed hard into me. I milked him and backed deeper on to his throbbing butt plunger.|
|Thief 290: But I was one butt-puckered bastard, believe it!|
(US) the anus, usu. in a male homosexual context.
|Prison Sl. 61: Butt Pussy The anus.|
|Verbatim Spring XXII:2 8: In prison slang, a butt pussy is an anus.|
(US juv.) a male homosexual.
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] Butt Rider adj. A homosexual.|
(US) a male homosexual.
|Plainclothes Naked (2002) 270: Then he ups and brains some butt-rustler in a goddam boy bar.|
1. a homosexual male, usu. taking a passive role.
|Prison Sl. 58: Butt slut A homosexual who takes the passive role.|
|www.gay.XXXfantasyland.com [Internet] He needs more gay butt slut sex men on the net gay butt slut lists. He wanted sex gay butt lovers gay butt slut and sex black big cocks. He needs more gay butt slut sex fist fucking all night long.|
2. a woman who prefers anal to vaginal intercourse.
|at www.fetish-fone.com [Internet] Besides being a Horny Butt Slut and Cocksucker, I can also get very Kinky.|
|youngasslovers1.com [Internet] Young Ass Lovers.com has no shame. Butt Slut — there’s nothing like a barely legal teen getting it in the ass for the first time.|
(US black) of a garment, ill-fitting, esp. around the buttocks.
|Novels and Stories (1995) 1008: Butt sprung: a suit or a skirt out of shape in the rear.‘Story in Harlem Sl.’ in|
(US) to toady.
|TULIPQ (coll. B.K. Dumas) n.p.: Trying to impress a professor, maybe to get a better grade: butt-suck [HDAS].|
a male homosexual.
|Killing Time in Las Vegas [ebook] Some torn-assed old butt-surfer started hitting on me.‘Killing Time in Las Vegas’ in|
(US) lavatory paper.
|Rivethead (1992) 30: Just to make sure that my application hadn’t been [...] used for butt-wad, I called the Personnel office every Monday morning.|
(US black) to spank, usu. a child; thus buttwhipping, a spanking.
|in Black Jargon in White America.|
|Indep. 21 July 3: Just to say you were drunk is enough [...] if someone told them they had been ‘buttwhipped’ they would not know what to think.|
1. lavatory paper.
|Dict. Contemp. and Colloq. Usage.|
2. a term of abuse.
|You Got Nothing Coming 41: Among my male peers in the company, we routinely referred to each other as ‘glorified clerks,’ except when we got really honest and called each other ‘gofers,’ ‘ass-kissers,’ ‘butt-wipes,’ and ‘dick-lickers’.|
(US black) a spanking.
|Black Jargon in White America 59: buttwoopin’ n. a spanking; a paddling.|
(US) a heavy smoker.
(US) an important person.
|News Jrnl (Wilmington, DE) 3 Nov. 43/1: Waterfield’s scintillating performances [...] have made him the ‘big butt’ of the Rams’ attack.|
|North Carolina Folklore 1 520: Big-butt [...] An aristocrat, a ‘bigwig,’ ‘bigbug’.|
(US black) of a man, to lead an active sexual life, to have sexual prowess.
|‘Please stop rockin’ Hip Pop’ Xavier Herald 77:9 7 Mar. [Internet] He was the man who got more butt than ashtrays, whose mind was a nine, whose pen was a Mack 10, and whose target was all of them whack n——s who started rappin’.|
see have someone’s balls (for a game of pool) under balls n.
see jump (up) someone’s ass under ass n.
1. (orig. US) to give someone a beating, to defeat someone.
|Rock 89: You can kick my butt twice around the block with my permission.|
|Observer Mag. 4 Jan. 20: You wanna watch the Lakers kick the Celtics’ butts!|
2. (US black) to impress, to overwhelm.
|Third Ear n.p.: kick one’s butt v. 1. to impress favorably; e.g. That house is so fine it will kick your butt.|
3. (US black) to defeat intellectually.
|Third Ear n.p.: kick one’s butt v. […] 2. to floor or baffle; e.g. That test sure kicked my butt.|
to act as a sycophant towards.
|Londonstani (2007) 125: Sound to me you jus want us to start lickin some butt.|
see one’s ass sucks wind under ass n.
with a v., to do something to an extreme extent.
|Jungle Kids (1967) 103: He could cry his butt off, and we wouldn’t give him so much as a stick of M.‘See Him Die’ in|
|Always Running (1996) 149: We ran our butts off around a large track.|
|Nature Girl 278: The rest of the country’s freezin’ their butts off.|
|Observer Rev. 30 May 9: Tonight I’ll be on their butt even more.|
see peddle one’s ass under peddle v.
see sweat one’s arse off under sweat v.2
(US) to punish severely.
|Blood Posse 6: This where you been all day, huh? Mama gonna tear your butt.|
(US) immediately behind and therefore irritating, bothering.
|Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] up (one’s) butt adj 1. obsessed with another person. (‘She’s totally up his butt.’).|
(orig. US) to an excess, to the extreme.
|Campus Sl. Fall 6: out the ass – in large quantities: I have mid-terms out the ass this week. Also up the shit, out the butt, up the bazooka.|
|Sl. U. 199: I’ve got homework up the butt.|
|Sl. and Sociability 51: Buttloads and up the butt mean ‘in great quantity; as in ‘I have buttloads of homework this weekend’ or ‘I have homework up the butt this weekend’.|
|Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] up the butt 1. a phrase indicating an excessive amount. (‘I’ve got cash up the butt!’).|
|Campus Sl. Apr. Nov. 8 out the butt – in an extreme amount or manner.|
to overhelm, to beat severely.
|Independent 5 Oct. 7/1: He even ignored a blogged plea [...] to whip Obama’s skinny butt and save the world.|
1. (US) a cry that calls for the right to smoke the last few puffs of another smoker’s cigarette; also in ext. use.
|AS VIII:3 (1933) 25/1: BUTTS. [...] 2. Next turn on or share of something desired; as in the request, Hey, butts on dat noospaper.‘Prison Dict.’ in|
|‘Smokers’ Sl.’ in AS XV:3 Oct. 336/1: When a person asks for the privilege of finishing a partly-smoked cigarette that you are about to throw away, he may ask you for butts on that one.|
|Battle Cry (1964) 136: Butts on that cigarette.|
|(con. 1930s–50s) Janey Mack, Me Shirt is Black 94: Butts on ya a Mack?|
2. (Irish) a cry to claim someone’s apple core.
|All in! All in! 22: Saying to someone eating an apple Butts on you! instead of [...] Leave me the butt of the apple you’re eating.|
|Down Cobbled Streets, A Liberties Childhood 122: ‘Butts on ye!’ he yelled and he swiped the apple from Betty’s hand.|
a general excl. of disdain, dismissal, arrogant contempt.
|Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye in Four Novels (1983) 105: He was yellow [...] Mad-dog killer, my butt . .|
|Battle Cry (1964) 279: Fair lady, my Aunt Lizzy’s butt.|
|Scene (1996) 98: ‘You wanna hurt me by talkin too much?’ ‘Hurt my butt!’ Bertha said.|
see shove it up your arse! excl.
a general excl. of disdain, dismissal, arrogant contempt.
|Lover Man 118: ‘Suppose the chick jumps salty?’ ‘So what?’ ‘“So what” your black butt.’.‘Schooldays in North Carolina’ in|
see your face and my ass! under face n.