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buttonhole

US [ˈbʌt(ə)nˌhoʊl]
UK [ˈbʌt(ə)nˌhəʊl]
  • n.扣眼;胸花
  • v.强留…长谈;在…上开扣眼
  • Web钮扣孔;钮孔;钮门
Plural Form:buttonholes  Present Participle:buttonholing  Past Tense:buttonholed  
buttonhole
n.
1.
纽扣孔;扣眼a hole on a piece of clothing for a button to be put through
2.
佩带在扣眼上的花a flower that is worn in the buttonhole of a coat or jacket
v.
1.
(informal)
~ sb
勉强(某人)停下来听to make sb stop and listen to you, especially when they do not want to

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