Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Nobody must tell me I'm a meddler, butting in where I have no business.

I knew they didn't want me butting in while they planned their race.

Manager Strutt, and Manager Butt, were strutting and butting each other.

Forgive me butting into your affairs, but naturally I'm rather hazed.

Do you see who's standing there butting in on the private talk of two gents?

It was almost a week before Snowball felt like butting anybody.

She knew that poise of his head, as if butting at something.

He can break open a door by butting it with his head, and the door is the only sufferer.

She felt as if she were butting her head against a stone wall.

This he handed up to me, and it was not much the worse for the butting it had got.