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Butch vs. Nickname

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Butchadjective

Very masculine, with a masculine appearance or attitude.

Nicknamenoun

A familiar, invented given name for a person or thing used instead of the actual name of the person or thing.

Butchnoun

A lesbian who appears masculine or acts in a masculine manner.

Nicknamenoun

A kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person.

Butch

markedly masculine in appearance or manner; - used of men.

Nicknameverb

(transitive) To give a nickname to (a person or thing).

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Butch

same as lesbian.

Nicknamenoun

A name given in affectionate familiarity, sportive familiarity, contempt, or derision; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation; as, Nicholas's nickname is Nick.

Butchnoun

a lesbian who is noticeably masculine.

Nicknameverb

To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname.

‘You nickname virtue; vice you should have spoke.’; ‘I altogether disclaim what has been nicknamed the doctrine of finality.’;

Butchnoun

offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

Nicknamenoun

a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name);

‘Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph’; ‘Henry's nickname was Slim’;

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Butchadjective

used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner

Nicknamenoun

a descriptive name for a place or thing;

‘the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'’;

Butchadjective

pejorative synonym for lesbian

Nicknameverb

give a nickname to

Nickname

A nickname is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place or thing. Commonly used to express affection, a form of endearment and sometimes amusement, it can also be used to express defamation of character, particularly by school bullies.

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