button vs clit what difference

what is difference between button and clit

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbʌtn̩/, /ˈbʌtən/, [ˈbʌʔn̩], [ˈbʌʔtⁿn̩]
  • Rhymes: -ʌtən

Etymology 1

From Middle English boton, botoun, from Old French boton (Modern French bouton), from Old French bouter, boter (to push; thrust), ultimately from a Germanic language. More at butt.

Noun

button (plural buttons)

  1. A knob or disc that is passed through a loop or (buttonhole), serving as a fastener. [from the mid-13th c.]
  2. A mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger in order to open or close an electric circuit or to activate a mechanism.
  3. (graphical user interface) An on-screen control that can be selected as an activator of an attached function.
  4. (US) A badge worn on clothes, fixed with a pin through the fabric.
  5. (botany) A bud.
  6. The head of an unexpanded mushroom.
  7. (slang) The clitoris.
  8. (curling) The center (bullseye) of the house.
  9. (fencing) The soft circular tip at the end of a foil.
  10. (poker) A plastic disk used to represent the person in last position in a poker game; also dealer’s button.
  11. (poker) The player who is last to act after the flop, turn and river, who possesses the button.
  12. (archaic) A person who acts as a decoy.
  13. A raised pavement marker to further indicate the presence of a pavement-marking painted stripe.
  14. (aviation) The end of a runway.
    • 1984, Synopses of Aircraft Accidents: Civil Aircraft in Canada (page 42)
      In attempting to touch down on the button of the runway, he misjudged his altitude and struck a pile of rocks short of the runway. The right wheel was torn off and the gear leg bent backwards.
    • 1999, Les Morrison, Of Luck and War (page 69)
      The second and slightly higher aircraft on the approach showed no reaction to this barrage of pyrotechnics and continued blissfully down toward the button of the runway.
  15. (South Africa, slang) A methaqualone tablet (used as a recreational drug).
  16. A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, such as a door.
  17. A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
  18. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
  19. A small white blotch on a cat’s coat.
  20. (Britain, archaic) A unit of length equal to 112 inch.
  21. The means for initiating a nuclear strike or similar cataclysmic occurrence.
  22. (lutherie) In an instrument of the violin family, the near-semicircular shape extending from the top of the back plate of the instrument, meeting the heel of the neck.
  23. (lutherie) Synonym of endbutton, part of a violin-family instrument.
  24. (lutherie, bowmaking) Synonym of adjuster.
  25. The least amount of care or interest; a whit or jot.
  26. (comedy) The final joke at the end of a comedic act (such as a sketch, set, or scene).
  27. (slang) A button man; a professional assassin.
    • 1973, Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather Part II (screenplay, second draft)
      FREDO: Mikey, why would they ever hit poor old Frankie Five-Angels? I loved that ole sonuvabitch. I remember when he was just a ‘button,’ when we were kids.
  28. The final segment of a rattlesnake’s rattle.
Usage notes

For the senses 2 and 3, a button is often marked by a verb rather than a noun, and the button itself is called with the verb and button. For example, a button to start something is generally called start button.

Hypernyms
  • (graphical user interface): widget
Hyponyms
Derived terms

Descendants

  • Hindi: बटन (baṭan)
  • Gujarati: બટન (baṭan)
  • Korean: 버튼 (beoteun)
  • Maori: pātene
  • Urdu: بٹن(baṭan)
Translations
See also
  • switch
  • toggle
  • trigger

Etymology 2

From Middle English butonen, botonen, from the noun (see above).

Verb

button (third-person singular simple present buttons, present participle buttoning, simple past and past participle buttoned)

  1. (transitive) To fasten with a button. [from the late 14th c.]
    • He was a tall, fat, long-bodied man, buttoned up to the throat in a tight green coat.
  2. (intransitive) To be fastened by a button or buttons.
  3. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) (informal) To stop talking.
Derived terms
  • buttonable
  • button-down
  • buttoner
  • button one’s lip
  • button up
  • button it
  • misbutton
  • rebutton
  • unbutton
Translations

Further reading

  • button on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • not but

Middle English

Noun

button

  1. Alternative form of botoun


English

Etymology

Shortened from clitoris.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /klɪt/, [kl̥ʰɪt]
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Noun

clit (plural clits)

  1. (informal) The clitoris. [from 1950s]

Derived terms

  • clithead
  • clit tease
  • clit teaser

Translations

Verb

clit (third-person singular simple present clits, present participle clitting, simple past and past participle clitted)

  1. (slang, vulgar, often with “off”) To stimulate the clitoris.
    • 1998, Aemilia, Re: Afternoon reading… Group: alt.tasteless
      [] the only two expressions that come to mind are “clitting off” and “tickling the bearded clam”
    • 2010, Nicholson Baker, Room Temperature, Grove/Atlantic, Inc. (→ISBN)
      [] and then fell back on the bed and clitted her yum-stump to a box-spring-deep pelvis-lifter of what Patty called an “organasm”?
    • 2017, Gemma Stone, The Sessions, Pink Flamingo Media (→ISBN)
      [] he asked me to masturbate while he watched. (…) “Did he let you come when you clitted off?”

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