- a young or undeveloped mushroom.
- any protuberant part of a fungus.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby button
Idioms for button
- Also button one's lip. to become or keep silent.
- to fasten securely; close up: Within a short time, everything on the submarine was buttoned up.
- to fasten fully or put on, especially an outer garment: Button up before going out.
- to complete successfully; finish: The report is all buttoned up.
Origin of button
OTHER WORDS FROM button
British Dictionary definitions for have all one's buttons
Derived forms of buttonbuttoner, nounbuttonless, adjectivebuttony, adjective
Word Origin for button
Medicine definitions for have all one's buttons
Idioms and Phrases with have all one's buttons (1 of 2)
Also, have all one's marbles. Be completely sane and rational. For example, Grandma may be in a wheelchair, but she still has all her buttons, or I'm not sure he has all his marbles. These slangy expressions date from the mid-1800s, as do the antonyms lose or be missing some of one's buttons or marbles, meaning “become (or be) mentally deficient.”
Idioms and Phrases with have all one's buttons (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with button
- button one's lip
- button up
- cute as a button
- have all one's buttons
- on the button
- push (press) someone's buttons
- push the panic button