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but•ton-down



Pronunciation: (but'n-doun"), [key]
adj.
1. (of a shirt collar) having buttonholes so it can be buttoned to the body of the shirt.
2. (of a shirt) having a button-down collar.
3. (esp. of attitudes, opinions, etc.) extremely conventional; unimaginative. Also,but'toned-down'.

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