butt out

verb
butted out; butting out; butts out

Definition of butt out

intransitive verb

: to cease interference or involvement told him to butt out of my affairs

First Known Use of butt out

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Butt out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butt%20out. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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