Bee English Dictionary

Search Words

button
  • n  a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • n  an electrical switch operated by pressing
    the elevator was operated by push buttons
  • n  any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
  • n  a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment
    they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate
  • n  a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
  • n  a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
  • n  any artifact that resembles a button
  • v  provide with buttons
    button a shirt
  • v  fasten with buttons
    button the dress
Usages, News, Articles and More
button-quail
  • n  small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
Usages, News, Articles and More
button_fern
  • n  fern of New Zealand and Australia having trailing fronds with dark green buttonlike leaflets
  • n  Jamaican fern having round buttonlike bulbils
Usages, News, Articles and More
button_mangrove
  • n  evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
Usages, News, Articles and More
button_pink
  • n  much-branched pink with flowers in clusters; closely related to sweet William
Usages, News, Articles and More
button_quail
  • n  small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
Usages, News, Articles and More
button_snakeroot
  • n  coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
  • n  coarse prickly perennial eryngo with aromatic roots; southeastern United States; often confused with rattlesnake master
  • n  any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
Usages, News, Articles and More
button_tree
  • n  evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
Usages, News, Articles and More
buttonhole
  • n  a hole through which buttons are pushed
  • v  detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors
Usages, News, Articles and More
buttonhole_stitch
  • n  a reinforcing looped stitch for edges, as around a buttonhole
Usages, News, Articles and More
buttonwood
  • n  very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico
Usages, News, Articles and More
buttress
  • n  a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
  • v  reinforce with a buttress
  • v  make stronger or defensible
    buttress your thesis
Usages, News, Articles and More
buttressing
  • n  a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
  • v  reinforce with a buttress
  • v  make stronger or defensible
Usages, News, Articles and More
butyl_alcohol
  • n  a flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents
Usages, News, Articles and More
butyl_nitrite
  • n  a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers
Usages, News, Articles and More
Next

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image