noun see butch

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • butchness — noun The quality of being butch …   Wiktionary

  • butch — adjective Etymology: probably from Butch, male nickname Date: 1941 1. notably or deliberately masculine in appearance or manner 2. closely cropped < a butch haircut > • butch noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mannishness — n masculinity, unfemininity, unladylikeness, unwomanliness, virilism FORMAL virilescence COLLOQ. butchness ≠ womanishness …   Useful english dictionary

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