butt or headbutt

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Joseph A, Nov 6, 2018.

  1. Joseph A Banned

    Arabic
    Hello everyone,
    Is either "butt" or "headbutt" correct in the following sentences?
    1. He headbutted me in the stomach.
    2. He butted me in the chest.
    3. The cow butted me in my leg.
    4. The cow headbutted me in the leg.
    Regards,
    JA
     
  2. lingobingo

    lingobingo Senior Member

    London
    English - England
    Various animals can butt you, but headbutt is usually only applied to people.
     
  3. BLUEGLAZE

    BLUEGLAZE Senior Member

    English - USA
    Well stated. If the person is doing it then, for sure, it is a headbutt.
     
  4. Joseph A Banned

    Arabic
    Thank you, lingobingo.
     
  5. Joseph A Banned

    Arabic
    Thank you, BLUEGAZE.
     
  6. kentix

    kentix Senior Member

    English - U.S.
    Cats are famous for their headbutts.:)

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  7. Joseph A Banned

    Arabic
    Thank you, kentix.
    :)
     

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