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butterfingers
American English: /ˈbədərˌfɪŋɡərz/
British English: /ˈbʌtəfɪŋɡəz/

Translation of butterfingers in Spanish:

noun plural butterfingers

  • [colloquial]
    patoso, (-sa) (masculine, feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The result: timeless songs full of jangling guitars and giggling vocals and lyrics about being a lovesick butterfingers in a world of emotional icebergs.
    • But the butterfingers company boss Jerry Sanders later let them slip through his fingers.
    • Unfortunately I'm a butterfingers and grabbed the door latch when I got a hold and the door swung open, with me on it.

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