What is another word for buttonhole?

Synonyms for buttonhole
ˈbʌt nˌhoʊlbut·ton·hole

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  1. buttonholenoun

    Synonyms:
    boutonniere, accost, waylay

  2. buttonholenoun

    To detain (a person) in conversation against their will.

    Synonyms:
    boutonniere, accost, waylay

  3. buttonholenoun

    a flower worn in a buttonhole for decoration

    Synonyms:
    boutonniere

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buttonhole, button holeverb

    a hole through which buttons are pushed

    Synonyms:
    button hole

  2. lobby, buttonholeverb

    detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors

    Synonyms:
    lobby

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How to use buttonhole in a sentence?

  1. William Makepeace Thackeray:

    When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.

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