- (of a girl or woman) having traits of personality, dress, behavior, or appearance usually associated with males.
- (of a male) decidedly or exaggeratedly masculine in manner or appearance.
Origin of butch
Definition for butch (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for butch
Haute Butch is one of a number of new design houses targeting the trans, butch, and androgynous dressers.Look Who’s Wearing The Pants: Haute Butch’s Gender-Blending Style|Nina Strochlic|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sports stars going on Dancing with the Stars who are big, butch, and energetic are talking about how exhausting it is.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But when Tarantino cast Travolta, he thought Willis would make a good Butch Coolidge.
The scene between getaway cab driver Esmeralda Villalobos (Angela Jones) and Butch is one of the oddest in Pulp Fiction.
The miraculous brand of Billy-the-Fish football is almost over and the butch giants are back.
Plimsoll shot a look of contempt at Butch, making the proposal.Rimrock Trail|J. Allan Dunn
Captain Butch, "up against it," to employ a slightly slang expression, gazed across Ballard Field.T. Haviland Hicks Senior|J. Raymond Elderdice
And he could get into the balcony without Butch's seeing him?Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
"He'd do the old boy more good by ridding the country of them cussed red devils, than by any other way," was the reply of Butch'.Buckskin Mose|Buckskin Mose
But there was no answer, for before Hank had taken two steps Butch and Dick were gone.Sube Cane|Edward Bellamy Partridge
British Dictionary definitions for butch
Word Origin for butch
Word Origin and History for butch
"tough youth," 1902, first attested in nickname of U.S. outlaw George Cassidy (1866-?), probably an abbreviation of butcher (n.). Sense of "aggressive lesbian" is 1940s.