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1. butter

noun. ['ˈbʌtɝ'] an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use.

Synonyms

  • beurre noisette
  • stick
  • solid food
  • dairy product
  • food
  • brown butter
  • Meuniere butter
  • drawn butter
  • yak butter
  • lemon butter

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • travel
  • move

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • butt (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Butter

  • aflutter
  • what're
  • stutter
  • sputter
  • flutter
  • clutter
  • sutter
  • shutter
  • schutter
  • rutter
  • putter
  • nutter
  • mutter
  • lutter
  • kutter
  • hutter
  • gutter
  • dutter
  • cutter

How do you pronounce butter?

Pronounce butter as ˈbətər.

US - How to pronounce butter in American English

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Example sentences of the word butter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Melt the butter and whisk in an equal amount of flour.

2. Verb, base form
Try as they might, butter replacement products just can't duplicate the taste of real butter.

Quotes containing the word butter


1. I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it.
- Rodney Dangerfield

2. Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
- Charles M. Schulz

3. Romance novels are birthday cake and life is often peanut butter and jelly. I think everyone should have lots of delicious romance novels lying around for those times when the peanut butter of life gets stuck to the roof of your mouth.
- Janet Evanovich

2. butter-and-eggs

noun. common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America.

Synonyms

  • wild snapdragon
  • old-field toadflax
  • flower
  • Linaria canadensis
  • toadflax
  • Linaria vulgaris
  • blue toadflax
  • genus Linaria
  • devil's flax

3. butter-flower

noun. any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • mountain lily
  • Ranunculus bulbosus
  • common buttercup
  • tall buttercup
  • tall crowfoot
  • kingcup
  • creeping crowfoot
  • Ranunculus repens
  • genus Ranunculus
  • goldcup
  • celery-leaved buttercup
  • Ranunculus acris
  • Ranunculus
  • butterflower
  • buttercup
  • tall field buttercup
  • Ranunculus lyalii
  • Mount Cook lily
  • cursed crowfoot
  • creeping buttercup
  • herbaceous plant
  • meadow buttercup
  • western buttercup
  • crowfoot
  • Ranunculus occidentalis

4. butter-print

noun. tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States.

Synonyms

  • Indian mallow
  • velvetleaf
  • genus Abutilon
  • China jute
  • velvetweed
  • mallow
  • velvet-leaf
  • Abutilon

5. butter-bean_plant

noun. bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds.

Synonyms

  • shell bean
  • shell bean plant
  • butter bean
  • civet bean
  • Phaseolus lunatus
  • genus Phaseolus
  • lima bean
  • sieva bean
  • butterbean

6. butter

verb. ['ˈbʌtɝ'] spread butter on.

Antonyms

  • undress

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • butt (English)

7. butter

noun. ['ˈbʌtɝ'] a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head.

Synonyms

  • battler
  • fighter
  • belligerent
  • combatant

Antonyms

  • amicable
  • civilian
  • unmask
  • artifact

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • butt (English)
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