Hit-man or mafia soldier. Button men usually do the dirty work/muscle work for their mob bosses.

For numerous reasons, button men have very limited direct contact with the mob bosses/family heads- there are usually buffers between the button men and their bosses.
I'm a button man...When the boss says to push a button on a guy, I push a button...
by Carson Pumper June 07, 2006
5 Words related to button man
a low ranking criminal of a low profile underground organization.
life is a BUTTonMAN; it can LEAPPPPP off your sraightjacket at ANY time!
by buttonmanpoopalot June 30, 2008
n., a low-ranking member of an organized crime syndicate
The Don's territory is patrolled by hundreds of armed button men.
by Tainted Mustard December 02, 2004

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