Pronunciation of Buttonhole  


English Meaning

The hole or loop in which a button is caught.

  1. A small slit in a garment or piece of fabric for fastening a button.
  2. Chiefly British A boutonniere.
  3. To make a buttonhole in.
  4. To sew with a buttonhole stitch.
  5. To accost and detain (a person) in conversation by or as if by grasping the person's outer garments: "He was also frequently buttonholed by White House lobbyists . . . who seemed to be permanently assigned to shadow the burly Democrat” ( Terence Moran).


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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