butt out


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butt out

to exit [as abruptly as one has intruded]. (Compare this with butt in (on someone or something). Usually a command.) Butt out! Leave me alone! Please butt out of my life!
See also: butt, out

butt out

to not get involved in something Teens usually think their parents should just butt out of their lives.
Usage notes: often used as an order: This is none of your business, so just butt out!
See also: butt, out

butt out

v. Slang
1. To stop interfering or meddling in someone's affairs. Often used as a command: Butt out!—This conversation is none of your business! I wish you'd butt out when I'm trying to talk to my boss.
2. To leave some place hastily; depart: If anyone sees us, let's butt out of the room. The thieves stole my bag and butted out.
See also: butt, out