Definition of buttonholing:
Synonyms for buttonholing:
A judge of the State courts was also present, with other prominent citizens, buttonholing the members of the Legislature, offering them shares, sub- shares, and half sub- shares to secure their votes.- "Stories Of Georgia 1896", Joel Chandler Harris.
- "A Trooper Galahad", Charles King.
- "Memories and Anecdotes", Kate Sanborn.