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butter British & World English

A pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking

butter bean British & World English

A lima bean, especially one of a variety with large flat white seeds

butter cap British & World English

A buff-coloured woodland toadstool with a greasy cap, found in both Eurasia and North America and typically growing in tufts and often in rings

butter-soft British & World English

Having an extremely soft, smooth texture

butter tart British & World English

A tart with a filling of butter, eggs, brown sugar, and, typically, raisins

rum butter British & World English

A rich, sweet, rum-flavoured sauce of butter and sugar, served especially with mince pies or Christmas pudding

shea butter British & World English

A fatty substance obtained from the nuts of the shea tree, used in cosmetic skin preparations and food

apple butter British & World English

A paste of spiced stewed apple used as a spread or condiment, typically made with cider

black butter British & World English

A sauce made by heating butter until it is brown and, typically, adding vinegar

brandy butter British & World English

A stiff mixture of brandy, butter, and sugar, served with hot desserts

butter icing British & World English

Another term for buttercream.

butter knife British & World English

A knife whose blade has a blunt, rounded end, used for spreading butter

butter muslin British & World English

Loosely woven cotton cloth, formerly used for wrapping butter

peanut butter British & World English

A paste of ground roasted peanuts, usually eaten spread on bread

cocoa butter British & World English

A fatty substance obtained from cocoa beans, used in the manufacture of confectionery and cosmetics

sweet butter British & World English

A type of unsalted butter made from fresh pasteurized cream

coconut butter British & World English

A solid fat obtained from the flesh of the coconut, and used in the manufacture of soap, candles, ointment, etc.

witches' butter British & World English

A black gelatinous European fungus which forms folded cup-like masses on dead wood

vegetable butter British & World English

Vegetable fat with the consistency of butter

bread and butter British & World English

A person’s livelihood or main source of income

butter someone up British & World English

Flatter or otherwise ingratiate oneself with someone

butter-and-eggs British & World English

Any of a number of plants having two shades of yellow in the flower, especially yellow toadflax

bread-and-butter letter British & World English

A letter expressing thanks for hospitality

bread-and-butter pickle British & World English

A variety of sweet pickle made with thin-sliced cucumbers and various seasonings

bread-and-butter pudding British & World English

A dessert consisting of slices of bread and butter layered with dried fruit and sugar and baked with a mixture of milk and egg

butter someone up in butter British & World English

Flatter or otherwise ingratiate oneself with someone

fine words butter no parsnips British & World English

Nothing is achieved by empty promises or flattery

like a knife through butter British & World English

Very easily; without any resistance or difficulty

buttercream British & World English

A soft mixture of butter and icing sugar used as a filling or topping for a cake

look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth British & World English

Appear gentle or innocent while typically being the opposite

fine words butter no parsnips in fine1 British & World English

Nothing is achieved by empty promises or flattery

like a knife through butter in knife British & World English

Very easily; without any resistance or difficulty

look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth in butter British & World English

Appear gentle or innocent while typically being the opposite

like a hot knife through butter in knife British & World English

Very easily; without any resistance or difficulty

butter English Thesaurus

she was good at buttering up advertisers

butter English-Spanish

mantequilla feminine, manteca feminineRiver Plate area/Río de la Plata

butter up English-Spanish

halagar*, interesadamente, darle* jabón a, hacerle* la barba a, hacerle* la pata a

butter bean English-Spanish

tipo de frijol blanco, poroto masculine de manteca River Plate area/Río de la Plata

brandy butter English-Spanish

mezcla de mantequilla, azúcar y coñac que se sirve con ciertos postres

drawn butter English-Spanish

mantequilla

peanut butter English-Spanish

mantequilla, manteca feminine de maní River Plate area/Río de la Plata

sweet butter English-Spanish

mantequilla

vegetable butter English-Spanish

mantequilla feminine vegetal

bread-and-butter English-Spanish

primordial, que se ocupa de necesidades básicas

butter up English-Spanish

halagar*, interesadamente, darle* jabón a, hacerle* la barba a, hacerle* la pata a


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