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butter up (informal) to be nice to or praise in the hope of gaining something from the person.
buttock (usually plural) the rounded, fleshy part of the human body behind the hips; rear end.
button a small round flat disk that fastens clothing by fitting through a slit or loop. [5 definitions]
buttonhole a small slit in a piece of clothing through which a button can be fastened. [2 definitions]
buttress a structure built to give support to the outside of a building or a wall. [2 definitions]
buy to get in return for paying money; purchase. [3 definitions]
buyer one who obtains something in exchange for money.
buzz a soft, low hum. [4 definitions]
buzzard a very large bird with a hooked bill and sharp claws; American vulture.
buzzer an electrical device that signals by buzzing.
by next to; near. [10 definitions]
by and by before long; soon.
by and large in general; mostly.
by degrees by steps or stages; gradually.
bye1 a short, informal way of saying good-bye. People often say "bye" when they are leaving each other or when they are finished talking on the telephone.
by far without a doubt; indeed.
bygone gone by; former; past.
by heart by memory.
by hook in any possible way, using any possible means.
by leaps and bounds very quickly.
bypass a road that is built to go around a busy area or to avoid something in the way. [2 definitions]