how to pronounce butch


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the above transcription of butch is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

butch is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of butch in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… like uh ralph lauren or tory butch or …”

meanings of butch


  1. Very masculine, with a masculine appearance or attitude.


  1. A lesbian who appears masculine or acts in a masculine manner.


  1. A male nickname.

butch frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word butch occurs in english on average 1.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics butch can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that butch can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to butch


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