There are 2 translations of butter in Spanish:

butter1

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtər; ˈbʌtə(r)/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • mantequilla (f), manteca (f) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) apple butter (American English/inglés norteamericano) mermelada (feminine) or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) dulce (masculine) 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 [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) butter dish mantequera (f), mantequillera (f) butter knife cuchillo (masculine) de mantequilla or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) 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 (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) manteca, ponerle* mantequilla or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) manteca a buttered toast tostadas (feminine plural) con mantequilla or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) manteca pour the mixture into a buttered dish (British English/inglés británico) vierta la mezcla en un molde enmantequillado or untado de mantequilla or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) 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

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] halagar* (interesadamente) darle* jabón a [colloquial/familiar], hacerle* la barba a (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], hacerle* la pata a (Chile) [colloquial/familiar]

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Word of the day juerga
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partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.