There are 2 translations of butter in Spanish:

butter1

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtər; ˈbʌtə(r)/

n

u
  • mantequilla (f), manteca (f) (RPl) apple butter (AmE) mermelada (f) or (CS tb) dulce (m) de manzana butter wouldn't melt in her/his mouth es una mosquita muerta to push sb's butters darle* or meterle caña a algn [familiar/colloquial] (before n) butter dish mantequera (f), mantequillera (f) butter knife cuchillo (m) de mantequilla or (RPl) de manteca
    More example sentences
    • They are served hot or cold spread with butter or margarine and sometimes jelly jam and cream.
    • We defined high fat dairy food as whole milk, ice cream, hard cheese, butter, and sour cream.
    • Dairy products such as butter, cream, and cheese are important parts of the diet, along with pork.

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There are 2 translations of butter in Spanish:

butter2

vt

  • [bread] untar con mantequilla or (RPl) manteca, ponerle* mantequilla or (RPl) manteca a buttered toast tostadas (fpl) con mantequilla or (RPl) manteca pour the mixture into a buttered dish (BrE) vierta la mezcla en un molde enmantequillado or untado de mantequilla or (RPl) enmantecado
    More example sentences
    • Apryl half-heartedly smiled back as she picked up a slice of toast and buttered it.
    • Janice had made her two slices of toast and buttered them, and set them on the counter by the door, wrapped in a paper towel.
    • She said: ‘I was buttering a piece of bread and I just dropped what I was doing.’

Phrasal verbs

butter up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] halagar* (interesadamente) darle* jabón a [familiar/colloquial], hacerle* la barba a (Méx) [familiar/colloquial], hacerle* la pata a (Chi) [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.