be the butt of something
- if you are the butt of jokes or criticism, people often make jokes about you or criticize you
He became the butt of everyone's silly jokes.
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be the butt of something — phrase if you are the butt of jokes or criticism, people often make jokes about you or criticize you He became the butt of everyone’s silly jokes. Thesaurus: to be criticizedsynonym Main entry: butt … Useful english dictionary
(be) the butt of something — be the butt of sth idiom to be the person or thing that other people often joke about or criticize Syn: ↑target • She was the butt of some very unkind jokes. Main entry: ↑buttidiom … Useful english dictionary
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butt — I UK [bʌt] / US noun [countable] Word forms butt : singular butt plural butts 1) a) the part of a cigarette or cigar that is left after you have finished smoking it b) the end of the handle of a gun or tool He was hit over the head with a rifle… … English dictionary
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