verb (used without object), but·tled, but·tling. Slang.
- button ear
Origin of buttle
Examples from the Web for buttle
There, having mentioned the fact that they had spent the night with Mr. Buttle, they were told that they had taken a big chance.
Buttle's experience had been that you might take time, if you did not charge for it.
I remember now that the professor spoke of his valuables in the boxes, and I saw Mr. Buttle looking at him rather sharply.
Buttle and Tim Soames had been given as many privileges as Kedgers.
The curiosity of Mrs. Buttle, who was the nurse, had been awakened by a singular feature of her patient's feverish wanderings.