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buttony

[buht-n-ee] /ˈbʌt n i/
adjective
1.
like a button.
2.
having many buttons.
Origin of buttony
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; button + -y1
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  • Her skirt made a buttony noise with the heads of the rib-grass.

    There and Back George MacDonald

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