Definition of 'buttonhole'
Example sentences containing 'buttonhole'
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Clarrie Binyan, curls slicked down, dressed in a dark blue suit, a white carnation in his buttonhole, stood in the doorway. MURDER SONG (2001)As usual, Leberecht was immaculately dressed, sporting a carnation in the buttonhole of his pinstripe suit. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (2001)There was a carnation in his buttonhole, and Hannah was holding an exotic corsage. DEATH SPEAKS SOFTLY (2001)
He straightened his shoulders, placed the crystal snowdrop in the top buttonhole of his coat, now undone. STARDUST (2001)
Trends of 'buttonhole'
Used Occasionally. buttonhole is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'buttonhole'
British English: buttonhole NOUN
A buttonhole is a hole that you push a button through in order to fasten a shirt, coat, or other piece of clothing.
Definition of buttonhole from the Collins English Dictionary
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