verb (used with object)
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Origin of butter
OTHER WORDS FROM butterbut·ter·less, adjectivebut·ter·like, adjectiveun·but·tered, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH butterbudder, butter
Words nearby butter
Example sentences from the Web for butter
All the downsides of popcorn but none of the good butter grease.The Rise and Fall of the Rice Cake, America’s One-Time Favorite Health Snack|Brenna Houck|September 17, 2020|Eater
Company-provided data show that while travelers are booking almost twice as many remote stays as last year, home rentals in urban markets—Airbnb’s bread and butter—are still struggling.Airbnb CEO: The pandemic will force us to see more of the world, not less|Verne Kopytoff|September 7, 2020|Fortune
A 19th-century Pennsylvania Dutch doctor’s manual instructs its reader to inscribe the square in butter smeared on a piece of bread and eat it as a cure for rabies.The ancient palindrome that explains Christopher Nolan’s Tenet|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
The consumer piece was easier to fix—sell, don’t store, the butter.Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford explains why farmers need broadband|Ellen McGirt|August 18, 2020|Fortune
It is the large quantities of salt and the sodium in the butters that are used to season them that can lead to high blood pressure.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While the beans are cooling and drying, melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Butter has always been a healthy part of the diet in almost every culture; butter is a traditional food,” Asprey says.
Now, his new book “The Bulletproof Diet,” claims to offer a weight loss solution that lets you have your butter, and eat it too.
Add chocolate and butter to the bowl and melt, stirring to combine.
When nearly done, add some pieces of butter rolled in flour.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
If you want some butter it doesn't matter whether you buy it from Brown or Jones or Robinson.'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell
Simmer the flakes of two crabs and one-half of a chopped onion in butter.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
From the springing of the grass till September, butter is made in great profusion.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West|J. M. Peck
Simple sugar icings into which some butter is beaten may also be utilized to advantage in making French pastry of this kind.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
British Dictionary definitions for butter
- an edible fatty whitish-yellow solid made from cream by churning, for cooking and table use
- (as modifier)butter icing Related adjective: butyraceous
Word Origin for butter
Medical definitions for butter
Idioms and Phrases with butter
In addition to the idioms beginning with butter
- butter up
- butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth
- bread and butter
- bread-and-butter letter
- know which side of bread is buttered