Definition of butterscotch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtəskɒtʃ/


[mass noun]
1A brittle yellow-brown sweet made with butter and brown sugar.
Example sentences
  • It tasted tangy and strangely sweet, like butterscotch, and caused my normally reserved mother to whisper quiet ululations as she picked at it with her spoon.
  • On another visit, the chocolate pudding was accompanied by butterscotch pudding, topped with chocolate sauce.
  • What about you, Abby, extra-large hot chocolate with butterscotch syrup?
1.1A sauce or syrup flavoured with butterscotch.
Example sentences
  • Here it's mixed with dark chocolate and rich butterscotch.
  • The resulting light, crunchy morsels are often enhanced by coating with toffee or butterscotch; or eaten with salt.
  • TOFFEE, butterscotch and fudge are as versatile as chocolate - and equally delicious.

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