Butch meaning

bo͝och
A haircut in which the hair is cropped close to the head.
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(slang) Masculine in appearance, manner, etc.
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(slang) Very masculine, with a masculine appearance or attitude.
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A male nickname.
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Exhibiting stereotypically masculine appearance or behavior. Used especially of lesbians and gay men.
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(slang) One who is butch.
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(slang) A tough or rugged man or boy.
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(informal) A lesbian who appears masculine or acts in a masculine manner.
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(slang) A woman, esp. a lesbian, whose appearance, manner, etc. is that which is traditionally regarded as masculine.
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Origin of butch

  • Probably from the male nickname Butch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Originally it was probably used as an abbreviation of butcher. Later, in the 1940s, the sense "aggressive lesbian" was developed.

    From Wiktionary