get off one's butt

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of get off one's butt

: to stop being so lazy
  • Why don't you get off your butt and do something?

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest

butt play
  1. : to thrust or push headfirst : strike with the head or horns

  2. : to strike or shove with the head or horns

  1. : a blow or thrust usually with the head or horns

  1. : a large cask especially for wine, beer, or water

  2. : any of various units of liquid capacity

  1. : a backstop (such as a mound or bank) for catching missiles shot at a target

  2. : target

  3. : range

  1. : buttocks

  2. : the large or thicker end part of something:

  3. : a lean upper cut of the pork shoulder

  1. : abut

  2. : to place end to end or side to side without overlapping

  3. : to trim or square off (something, such as a log) at the end


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