"button" Definition

  1. a decoy, sham purchaser, &c. At any mock or sham auction seedy specimens may be seen. Probably from the connexion of buttons with Brummagem, which is often used as a synonym for a sham.—_See_ BONNET.

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Position in the dictionary: 453 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: buttoner, buttons, butty, buz, buz-bloke, buz-man, buz-napper’s academy, buzzer, by george, by golly
Previous words in the dictionary: butter-fingered, butter, butcher’s mourning, butcher, butcha, busy-sack, bustle, buster, bust, busker

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