Measuring an amount of something using butts.
The size varies because there are different sizes of butts.
Student 1: How much homework do we have to do tonight?
Student 2: I don't know. Let me see. *Sits on homework* I guess a buttload of work.
by pseudoworm November 29, 2012
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A count of something. In this case, 21.
Man, thats a butt-load of screws.
by iron June 08, 2004
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the scientific term for a great quantity, usually prolific or copious in nature, occasionally verging on infinity in some cases
Building the Hoover Dam required a butt load of cement.

There's a butt load of stars up there.

For the last two days I've been printing and reading a butt load of articles.
by Bill Nye the Sci Guy October 23, 2005
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More than one person can carry in two hands. Actually has 2 different sources of meaning. 1. From the large size of some women's rear-ends. If you put one hand on each asscheek, it's still too much to handle. 2. The suprsingly large amount of something that a doctor or customs agent is able to find hidden in someone's rectum.
Your mamma was so thankful to me that she gave me a whole buttload of your CD's.
by Word Walock January 11, 2004
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to have a large amount of stuff/items

usually more than 20
I just ate a butt-load of food.
by and_he_said_what? September 19, 2009
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An actual unit of measurement equal to that of six seams or roughly 450 gallons.
We filled the hot tub with a butt-load of ball pit balls.
by Rabid Golfcart March 13, 2011
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A buttload is 4.3 pounds. Usually describing how much ketchup you need at fast food places.
Person 1:How much ketchup do we need?
Person 2: A buttload
Person 1: That's 4.3 pounds, are you serious??
Person 2: Yes, everyone needs a buttload of ketchup.
Person 1: Oh you! Always on top of things.
by LarkSprite October 12, 2009
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