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on the button

Definition of on the button

US informal

  1. 1 :  exactly at the specified time <They arrived at noon on the button.>

  2. 2 :  perfectly accurate <Your guess was (right) on the button.>



Word by Word Definitions

buttonplay
  1. :  a small knob or disk secured to an article (as of clothing) and used as a fastener by passing it through a buttonhole or loop

    :  a usually circular metal or plastic badge bearing a stamped design or printed slogan

    : :  something that resembles a button: as

  1. :  to furnish or decorate with buttons

    :  to pass (a button) through a buttonhole or loop

    :  to close (the lips) to prevent speech


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