HyperDic: buttonhole

English > 2 senses of the word buttonhole:
NOUNartifactbuttonhole, button holea hole through which buttons are pushed
VERBsocialbuttonhole, lobbydetain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of
buttonhole > pronunciation
Soundsbah'tahnhhow.l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > buttonhole: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA hole through which buttons are pushed.
Synonymbutton hole
Part ofgarmentAn article of clothing
BroaderholeAn opening deliberately made in or through something
Spanishojal
Catalantrau
English > buttonhole: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningDetain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymlobby
Broadersolicit, beg, tapmake a solicitation / solicitation or entreaty for something
Spanishenganchar

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