- n. 钮孔；纽孔上的花
- v. 强留某人谈话；在...上开钮孔
a hole through which buttons are pushed
detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors
- This buttonhole is torn.
- He stuck a flower in his buttonhole.
- He buttonholed me just as I was going home.
It was his salutary custom to buttonhole a director afterwards, and ask him whether he thought the coming year would be good or bad.出自： J. Galsworthy