butch

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adjective \ˈbu̇ch\

Definition of butch

  1. 1 :  notably or deliberately masculine in appearance or manner

  2. 2 :  closely cropped <a butch haircut>

butch

noun

butchness

noun

Origin and Etymology of butch

probably from Butch, male nickname


First Known Use: 1941


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