buttons

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

buttons

  1. plural form of button
  2. (colloquial, dated) A boy servant, or page.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dickens to this entry?)
  3. (slang) A policeman.
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, p. 78:
      ‘Go ahead, call the buttons. You'll get a big reaction from it.’

Verb[edit]

buttons

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of button

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

buttons

  1. first-person plural present indicative of butter
  2. first-person plural imperative of butter