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  Words related to butterfly

Related / Similar Words: butterfly stroke, chat up, flirt, dally, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash

 

Definition:
  • a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down;
  • diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings;
  • talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women";
  • cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking; "butterflied shrimp";
  • flutter like a butterfly;

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    Hyponyms: nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, ringlet, ringlet butterfly, danaid, danaid butterfly, pierid, pierid butterfly, sulphur butterfly, sulfur butterfly, lycaenid, lycaenid butterfly, wanton, vamp

     

    Derivational Morphology: wolf, woman chaser, skirt chaser, masher, love story, romance, love affair, coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: skoenlapper   Albanian: flutur  
    Armenian: թիթեռնակ   Basque: tximeleta  
    Belarusian: матылёк   Bosnian: delfin and leptir  
    Breton: balafenn   Bulgarian: пеперуда  
    Catalan: papallona   Chinese: 蝴蝶  
    Croatian: leptir   Danish: sommerfugl  
    Dutch: vlinder and vlinderslag   Esperanto: papilio  
    Estonian: liblikas   Finnish: perhonen and perhosuinti  
    French: papillon   Frisian: flinter  
    Galician: bolboreta   Georgian: პეპელა  
    German: Schmetterling   Greek: πεταλούδα  
    Hebrew: פרפר   Hindi: तितली  
    Hungarian: pillangó   Icelandic: fiðrildi  
    Indonesian: kupu-kupu   Interlingua: papilion  
    Irish: feileacan   Italian: farfalla  
    Japanese: 蝶々   Korean: 나비  
    Kurdish: په پوله   Latin: papilio  
    Latvian: tauriņš   Lithuanian: drugys  
    Macedonian: пеперутка   Malay: kupu-kupu  
    Malayalam: (poompatta), (chitrashalabham)   Maltese: farfett and qadfa butterfly  
    Novial: papilione   Polish: motyl and motylek  
    Portuguese: borboleta   Romanian: fluture  
    Russian: бабочка and баттерфляй   Slovak: motýľ  
    Slovene: metulj   Spanish: mariposa  
    Swahili: kipepeo   Swedish: fjäril and fjärilsim  
    Tagalog: mariposa   Tamil: வண்ணத்துப்பூச்சி  
    Telugu: సీతాకోక చిలుక   Turkish: kelebek  
    Ukrainian: метелик   Vietnamese: bươm bướm  
    Welsh: (coll.) pili-pala   Yiddish: (shmetterling), (zomerfeygele), (flaterl)  
     
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