- n (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
- s used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
- s (of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance
- Among lesbians, a butch, dyke or bull dyke is a mannish woman who seeks a femmea passive, dependent partner.
- She has a butch hairdo, a brusque Thatcherite manner and a license to kill with unkindness.
- George Lucas gave us the epicene C-3PO and the little butch R2-D2, and their Felix-Oscar dialogue suggests the banter of a couple of old queens who have been keeping intergalactic .
- Joe Biden in Kansas City Star
At a campaign stop last week in West Virginia, Biden said: "Folks, John McCain is now attacking the Bush budget and Bush fiscal policies, which he voted for I might add. This is as crazy as Butch Cassidy attacking the Sundance Kid."
- John Daly in ESPN
I just wish Butch had called me before getting slapped in the face,Daly told the AP. "I love Butch to death. I still think he's the greatest coach out there. I just told him, 'Don't always believe what you read in the paper.' I texted him,...