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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

buttons

  1. plural of button
  2. The dung of sheep.

buttons (plural buttons)

  1. A remote control.
  2. (colloquial, dated) A boy servant, or page.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Charles Dickens to this entry?)
  3. (slang) A policeman.
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, p. 78:
      ‘Go ahead, call the buttons. You'll get a big reaction from it.’

VerbEdit

buttons

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of button

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