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  • nounbuttocks
  • verbbang up against with head
  • verbtouch, adjoin

synonyms for butting

  • backside
  • behind
  • bottom
  • bum
  • derriere
  • tush
  • ass
  • fanny
  • keister
  • rear
  • seat
  • tail
  • gluteus maximus
  • haunches
  • hindquarters
  • posterior
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She howled and sprang up on Bregg, butting her great head into his shoulder, wriggling with delight.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
So all the large vessels steamed head on for the iron-clad, butting her right and left.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Mr. Bradlaugh had to hold together a different species, with leaping legs, butting horns, and a less gregarious tendency.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
After butting the boy he 52had disappeared as completely as if the earth had opened and swallowed him.
BILLY WHISKERS' ADVENTURESFRANCES TREGO MONTGOMERY
He wheeled and swam for shore, going straight 131for the guard, who stood still, not knowing Billy Junior was bent on butting him.
BILLY WHISKERS' ADVENTURESFRANCES TREGO MONTGOMERY
It was an empty boat, a sort of dinghy, bobbing and butting along beside the rocks a little way down the shore.
US AND THE BOTTLEMANEDITH BALLINGER PRICE
But Paloma kept whimpering and butting in, till something she said got across, because his face relaxed.
THE RED ONEJACK LONDON
He laughed aloud as he thought upon the madness of it; and went butting and plunging on into the storm, indomitable.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
I saw a frightful big goat on the ridge to-day, and it followed me, butting and sparring.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
So to this day that phantom steamer is still butting around in that deserted river, trying to find her way out.
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