Buttonhole

Definition of Buttonhole

But´ton`hole`
n.1.The hole or loop in which a button is caught.
v. t.1.To hold at the button or buttonhole; to detain in conversation to weariness; to bore; as, he buttonholed me a quarter of an hour.

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accost, address, apostrophize, appeal to, apply pressure, approach, beset, besiege, bespeak, blandish, bore, bore stiff, bore to death, bore to distraction, bore to tears, boutonniere, bug, cajole, call to, coax, corner, corsage, detain, dun, exert pressure, greet, hail, halloo, importune, invoke, nag, nag at, pester, plague, ply, press, pressure, push, salute, send to sleep, speak, speak fair, speak to, take aside, talk to, tease, urge, waylay, wheedle, work on
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