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- a wall of earth located behind the targets to prevent bullets from scattering over a large area.
- butts, a wall behind which targets can be safely lowered, scored, and raised during firing practice.
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How to use butt in a sentence
In 2004, I was a surrogate for John Kerry and really worked my butt off to try to get him elected.Actress, Mother, Activist Alyssa Milano on Life as a Triple Threat|Esabelle Lee|February 11, 2021|Ozy
As tough as it was, covid kicked our butts, but we did a good job bouncing back with the little practice time we had.Alex Len helps the Wizards fight off the Bulls with a late defensive stand|Ava Wallace|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
Dumpling maker Calvin Shea recommends pork butt for dumplings.Homemade dumplings bring me closer to family this Lunar New Year, even from far away|Marian Liu|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
We’re the butt of the nation’s jokes every time the federal government shuts down for at least 300,000 workers at a whisper of snowfall.
Perhaps it’s the litany of prescribed butt exercises that should land me an ExOfficio modeling contract any day now.Did Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Ruin My Body?|Grayson Haver Currin|January 25, 2021|Outside Online
Thus begins an episode of The Mindy Project centered around a guy trying to have butt sex with his girlfriend.
It was the epitome of Kim Kardashian, and a fitting summation of the Year of Butt.
The reality TV mogul bared her butt—and everything else, too—for Paper Magazine in a spread that sent Twitter into a tizzy.
But, Adnan suggest that Jay butt-dialed Nisha by mistake on his phone and accidentally left a two-minute voicemail.The Scoop on ‘Serial’: Making Sense of The Nisha Call, Asia's Letters, and Our Obsession|Emily Shire|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elsewhere on the Internet, and often, Turkers butt heads over which tools work best, or what nation they hail from.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild|Kevin Zawacki|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During this conversation Harry's right hand was resting beneath his jacket, grasping the butt of his revolver.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
There is no part of these castings but may be easily conveyed in a common butt or cart.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The beverage warmed him in body; but it would need a butt of it to thaw the misery from his soul.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The next instant, he has raked the butt of your discarded cigarette from beneath your feet with the dexterity of a- 31 - croupier.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
She began to see that there was a chance for her to escape being a butt for her school-fellows jokes.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
British Dictionary definitions for butt (1 of 5)
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British Dictionary definitions for butt (2 of 5)
- a mound of earth behind the target on a target range that stops bullets or wide shots
- the target itself
- (plural) the target range