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BUTCH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does butch mean? 

BUTCH (noun)
  The noun BUTCH has 1 sense:

1. offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

  Familiarity information: BUTCH used as a noun is very rare.


BUTCH (adjective)
  The adjective BUTCH has 2 senses:

1. used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
2. pejorative synonym for lesbian

  Familiarity information: BUTCH used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BUTCH (noun)


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Meaning:

Offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

butch; dike; dyke

Hypernyms ("butch" is a kind of...):

gay woman; lesbian; tribade (a female homosexual)


BUTCH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner

Synonyms:

butch; macho

Similar:

masculine (associated with men and not with women)


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Meaning:

Pejorative synonym for lesbian

Similar:

homosexual (sexually attracted to members of your own sex)


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