- a woman or girl, especially a lesbian or transgender woman, who embraces identity markers that are associated with traditional expressions of masculinity, as clothing, hairstyle, interests, or behaviors.
- a gay man who embraces identity markers that are associated with normative expressions of masculinity.
- any person who adopts a masculine appearance, manner, or persona.
- (of a girl or woman) having identity markers usually associated with traditional expressions of masculinity.
- (of a boy or man) decidedly masculine in manner or appearance.
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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