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Engelsk navneord: butterfly

1. butterfly (om dyr) diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings


Mindre specifikke termerlepidopteran, lepidopteron, lepidopterous insect


Mere specifikke termerbrush-footed butterfly, danaid, danaid butterfly, four-footed butterfly, lycaenid, lycaenid butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, pierid, pierid butterfly, ringlet, ringlet butterfly, sulfur butterfly, sulphur butterfly

2. butterfly (om handling) a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)butterfly stroke


Mindre specifikke termerswimming stroke


Omfatter disse specifikke termerdolphin kick


Engelsk udsagnsord: butterfly

1. butterfly (om bevægelse) flutter like a butterfly


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerdart, fleet, flit, flutter

2. butterfly (om relation) cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningButterflied shrimp.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeropen, spread, spread out, unfold


Overordnet emneområdecookery, cooking, preparation

3. butterfly (om kommunikation) talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe guys always try to chat up the new secretaries.
My husband never flirts with other women.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chat up, coquet, coquette, dally, flirt, mash, philander, romance


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerspeak, talk


Mere specifikke termervamp, wanton









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