Definitions

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  • n. A sharp blow delivered by driving the head into the opponent, generally by lowering the head and charging forward or by rapidly tilting the head backward and then forward.
  • v. To deliver a sharp blow by driving the head into an opponent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. butt with the head

Etymologies

From head +‎ butt. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Wilkes lawyer Abigail Rogers argued that the headbutt was the only way her client could defend himself after being restrained by other parents.

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  • Chavanel won for his aggresiveness narrowly ahead of Mark 'headbutt' Renshaw and Carlos 'Front wheel' Barredo ......

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  • Mitchell Johnson fined over 'headbutt' clash Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has been fined 60 percent of his match fee after his clash with New Zealand's Scott Styris was deemed

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  • Suspended QPR boss Jim Magilton insists he'll be cleared over Akos Buzsaky 'headbutt'

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  • We also hope that someone gets him a Nerf clipboard for the future, lest he decide a headbutt might be a better way to get his point across. link] 14 Responses to "Injury bug nibbling on the Cats?"

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  • "headbutt" where they fly in front of the suspicious aircraft and force that pilot to change direction.

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  • Despite "the occasional whiff of adjectival overexuberance" The Guardian sniffs, in a contemptible piece of writing which makes me want to headbutt the author, The Tiger's Wife is "vivid and limber; a picaresque romp through the fragments of former Yugoslavia."

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  • It's too bad that Jack Bauer didn't once incapacitate an terrorist with a headbutt the way that Kiefer does to fashion designers.

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  • Super Mario Bros on Nintendo's NES console rocked entertainment's foundation blocks with a well-aimed headbutt in 1985, but surely it would take a while to match its might?

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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Victor Ortiz seconds after the champion was penalised for a headbutt.

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