buttocks, the ass, the rump. See ass for synonyms. But (the conjonction) and butt (the location) have given rise to many puns and catchphrases:
- a) But me not buts. From Pot O'Gold (1941).
- b) No buts about it. From Who's Harry Crumb? (1989).
- c) All I've been getting from you is ifs, ands, and buts.
- d) Stop yes-butting and no-butting me.
- e) Seymour Butts.
(1) Nick McKenna (Burt Reynolds) in Cop and a Half (1993): ' Get your skinny little butt out of here.'
(2) Simone (Diane Salinger) and Pee-Wee (Paul Reubens) in Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985):
-- Simone: ' You're right, but... '
-- Pee-Wee: ' But what!? Everyone I know has a big but. Come on, Simone. Lets talk about your big but.'
(3) Woody (Michael McKean). Earth Girls are Easy (1989): ' Does Pinocchio have a wooden butt? '
(4) Wheeler (Lou Diamond Phillips) to Rick (Jonathan Silverman) in Teresa's Tattoo (1994): ' You couldn't find your butt with two hands and a compass.'
2. Pertaining to the ass. George of the Jungle (1998), Brendan Fraser, calls his loincloth a butt-flap.
4. The end or thicker end of an object. Gun butt; cigarette butt.
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