or butt·in·ski


noun, plural butt·in·skies. Slang.

a person who interferes in the affairs of others; meddler.

Nearby words

  1. butthole,
  2. butthurt,
  3. buttie,
  4. butting,
  5. buttinski,
  6. buttle,
  7. buttock,
  8. buttock-clenching,
  9. buttocks,
  10. button

Origin of buttinsky

1900–05, Amer.; butt in intrude + -sky, extracted from Slavic surnames

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Examples from the Web for buttinski

  • Julius Caesar was the first Mr. Buttinski; and they fought like hell.

    T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett

Word Origin and History for buttinski



a jocular name for one who cuts into a line, etc., 1902, American English, from verbal phrase butt in (see butt (v.)) + surname ending based on Eastern European names.

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