Definition of butterscotch in English:

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butterscotch

Pronunciation: /ˈbədərˌskäCH/

noun

1A flavor created originally by combining melted butter with brown sugar: [as modifier]: butterscotch syrup
1.1A candy made with butterscotch flavoring.
Example sentences
  • Like a butterscotch or a creamsaver, the album begins deliciously and only gets smoother and better through the remaining tracks - ending, like a tootsie roll pop, with a sweeter surprise.
  • A tall man brought them some small sweet butterscotch from the market, and Tori noticed that he seemed somewhat familiar.
  • Would you like to buy some butterscotch?

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Syllabification: but·ter·scotch

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