verb (used with object)
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Origin of butler
OTHER WORDS FROM butlerbut·ler·like, adjectivebut·ler·ship, nounun·der·but·ler, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for butler
Throwing Anthony Davis on Butler had a huge impact on Butler struggling to score.
Prior to Game 4, Davis had defended Butler on 16 possessions during this series, according to Second Spectrum, and Butler didn’t score at all.Jimmy Butler Started Hot. Then The Lakers Cooled Him Down.|Jared Dubin|October 7, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
He also unleashed a flurry of pinpoint passes to teammates who benefited from their own mismatch or the attention Butler drew.
The last month and a half has included end-of-game scoring heroics from Butler, Dončić, Donovan Mitchell, Jamal Murray, OG Anunoby, Anthony Davis, Nikola Jokić, Fred VanVleet and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.These NBA Playoffs Are All About The Clutch Shooters|Josh Planos|October 5, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Without his two best teammates, Butler became the first player to outscore, outrebound and outassist LeBron James in a Finals game.Jimmy Butler Outplayed LeBron James And Bought Miami Some Breathing Room|Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org)|October 5, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
She says that every film she makes, she has to hit someone—The Color Purple, The Butler, and Selma.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, Fruitvale Station, and Mandela.David Oyelowo on Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, and Race in Hollywood|Marlow Stern|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kassig traveled to Beirut during spring break while he was studying at Butler University in Indianapolis.
“I have yet to be convinced that it will work in our best interests,” said Butler.
GERARD BUTLER The Scottish hunk is—surprisingly—leaning towards “NO” when it comes to Scottish independence.
"I most humbly thank your lordship," replied the butler with an air of profound gratitude, as he chuckled in his sleeve.
What is, then, this precious drink I read of in my Shakespeare—so precious, that your lordship will not trust him to his butler?
We are going to send our butler to the sale to-morrow, to pick up some of that sixty-four.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
As I emerged from my room next morning I saw old Giles, the butler, hurrying down the corridor towards me.Uncanny Tales|Various
The butler had come up to his master in the unobtrusive manner of a well-trained servant, and was waiting an opportunity to speak.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood