- n. The quality of being butch.
- butch + -ness (Wiktionary)
“Cynthia Nixon has revealed that she loves her partner's "butchness".”
“I tend towards butchness anyway living out here in the swamp and all, my perfume is more likely fly dope than anything floral.”
“Thorndale has the perfect melding of compassion and feistiness and Fitzsimmons makes totalitarian butchness fun.”
“Presumably this was because the international market was less interested in such issues or had a different signification system — perhaps in Italy, erect nipples are a sign of extreme butchness.”
“Subsequently, Martina Navratilova pictured at left in all her glorious butchness came out, lost her sponsorships, competed as an out lesbian and -- also like King-- became a serious player in the political and legal struggle for civil equality.”
“Like many people, I'm guessing, I swing both ways, depending on who I'm with and their butchness level.”
“The beauty of this is that not only do you get an accurate read on the comparative butchness of the contenders, but everybody wins.”
“So I sulkily summoned up a level of butchness far beyond that which I possess in nature, acting all efficient, detached, and matter-of-fact as I dumped the mice into a plastic grocery bag and then sealed them in zip-loc, ignoring my inner femme who was hopping up and down, waving both hands like they were on fire and screaming, Ew!”
“His innate glamour and energy, not to mention his butchness, made all the other blokes present-especially Michael Imperioli in that dreary gray suit-look like the cast of The Office.”
“I think it's just that mainstream tv and film don't really 'get' butchness.”
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