from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of button.
- n. A boy servant, or page.
- n. A policeman.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of button.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A boy servant, or page, -- in allusion to the buttons on his livery.
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All our indignation to the contrary, we prefer the complicated and difficult: we enjoy our buttons; we are withheld only by our queer sex-pride from wearing garments that button up in the back -- indeed, on what we frankly call our 'best clothes,' we _have the buttons_ though we _dare not button_ with them.
The villain was a traveller in buttons -- _buttons!
This bullshit support of Google/Yahoo OpenID login buttons is a great example of that.
The configuration of the buttons is a bit awkward.
Investigating what pushes our buttons is a fantastic gift to us as writers.
pirate elvis lives spring and autumn flowers, fruits, and grasses write to the title buttons, buttons, eat all the buttons!
At the elevator outside the flat, the light by the call buttons glows orange, indicating an open door somewhere in the building.
The call buttons are available to registered Jajah users and come as a bit of embed code you can put on your web page or at the end of an email.
He backed before the door as Koltsoff's eyes moved toward it, covering at the same time the call buttons in the wall at the side of the jamb.
This early example demonstrates the potential power of the seamless Facebook social plugins, proving that the auto-publish-to-Facebook behavior of those little "Like" buttons translates to more traffic and more fans.