buttonhole

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a flower worn in a buttonhole for decoration
A hole through which a button is pushed to secure a garment or some part of one
To detain (a person) in conversation against their will
A buttonhole is a flower that you wear on your coat or dress
A buttonhole is a hole that you push a button through in order to fasten a shirt, coat, or other piece of clothing
detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors
The hole or loop in which a button is caught
To hold at the button or buttonhole; to detain in conversation to weariness; to bore; as, he buttonholed me a quarter of an hour
a hole through which buttons are pushed
{i} small hole in clothing through which a button is fastened; flower on the lapel of clothing
If you buttonhole someone, you stop them and make them listen to you. Several people buttonholed television reporters to explain to them their reasons for not voting
{f} physically grab someone to gain their attention, compel someone to listen
buttonhole stitch
A loop stitch that forms a reinforced edge, as around a buttonhole
buttonhole stitch
reinforcing looped stitch for edges, as around a buttonhole
buttonholing
Present participle of buttonhole
buttonholed
past of buttonhole
buttonholes
third-person singular of buttonhole
buttonholing
The act of detaining someone in conversation against his or her will
buttonhole