Definitions for butterfly

Definitions for (noun) butterfly

Main entry: butterfly, butterfly stroke

Definition: a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down

Main entry: butterfly

Definition: diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings

Definitions for (verb) butterfly

Main entry: chat up, butterfly, philander, flirt, coquet, coquette, dally, romance, mash

Definition: talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

Usage: The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries; My husband never flirts with other women

Main entry: butterfly

Definition: cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking

Usage: butterflied shrimp

Main entry: butterfly

Definition: flutter like a butterfly

Visual thesaurus for butterfly