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


The stalwart man was buttoned up in a dark overcoat, and carried an umbrella.

He wore a blue coat—frogged, braided, and buttoned to the throat.

Mr Arthur Clennam took up his hat and buttoned his coat, and walked out.

Quietly he knelt upright and buttoned his coat with some care.

"I'll stop it," he said to himself, and half-consciously he buttoned his coat.

His black frock-coat was buttoned snugly about his slim waist.

The morning was bitterly cold, and the rider was buttoned up to the throat.

Hugh Ritson buttoned his coat yet closer and started at a brisk pace.

"She has youth in her favour," said he, as he buttoned up his overcoat.

"Cherry brandy," said Skeff, dryly, as he buttoned the pocket-flap over it.