What does Butch mean?

A slang term used to describe someone who dresses masculine.


Other definitions of Butch:

  • Somebody who dresses masculine and may act overtly masculine, though society would expect them to act more feminine.
  • May refer to a female who tends to dress/act more stereotypically masculine as part of their aesthetic or personality. One should not assume anything about this person's sexuality, as these mannerisms are not indicative of their preferences.
  • Dressing and acting in a more masculine manner. Often more convenient or comfortable than dressing in overtly feminine clothing.

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How to use the term

  • She started dressing pretty butch back then.

  • I choose to dress like this, as you say "butch". It's comfortable for me.

  • Pulling off the butch look with the straight leg jeans and hoodie. Love it.

  • Don't be an asshole and judge anyone for dressing butch. People dress how they want to dress.


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