Definition of push one's buttonsinformal
- Don't pay any attention to her. She's just trying to push your buttons.
- Even though they're both adults now, Rita's brother still knows how to push her buttons.
: to press against with force in order to drive or impel
: to move or endeavor to move away or ahead by steady pressure without striking
: to thrust forward, downward, or outward
: a vigorous effort to attain an end : drive:
: a military assault or offensive
: an advance that overcomes obstacles
: 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: such as
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