Definitions

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  • n. The trade of a butcher.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Butchering; the butcher's trade.

Etymologies

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Back-formation from butcher.

Examples

  • Why would nelly gay guys write asking my advice on butching it up?

    Mike Alvear: Is Effeminacy a Choice?

  • Once of Queer as Folk, now of Corrie, Craig has obviously decided to quash any possible gay rumours by butching it up on Strictly Come Dancing.

    Strictly Come Dancing Betting Odds: Alesha Dixon

  • Here's a few pictures of Tommy butching it up on the set of in Boston yesterday.

    Dlisted - Be Very Afraid

  • We saw some nicecraziness from James "Sarkissian" Urbaniak and some nice butching up onthe part of Thomas "John Connor" Dekker who came to the panel dressedas Bruce Springsteen, circa 1984, and has cut off his emo bangs.

    Comic-Con: A bombshell from the 'Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' panel | EW.com

  • I think femmeing or butching for fun is kinda like drag, you know who you are but you are just having fun - which is kinda why it is fun to dress up for Pride day.

    A lesbian, A princess and eyelash curlers

  • The one that TV dance shows have been working overtime to dispel, butching everyone up like there's no tomorrow?

    Home

  • Dale, she said, kept cutting her off when she tried to speak. always butching about something huh? you should be thankful they didnt leave your sorry ace behind.

    SplicedFeed

  • Catch her butching it up for the "If I Were a Boy" video?

    NewNowNext

  • "Sarkissian" Urbaniak and some nice butching up on the part of Thomas "John Connor" Dekker

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • I cant understand why every gay women doesnt want to be a femme girl - I think in all honesty you do need to be very confident to be one - and I know lots of girls can be really quiet and not really confortable with being ultra feminine so perhaps thats why they choose the easier option of butching up - and joining the masses.

    AfterEllen.com - Because visibility matters

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