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View synonyms for buttery

buttery

1

[ buht-uh-ree ]

adjective

  1. like, containing, or spread with butter.
  2. resembling butter, as in smoothness or softness of texture:

    a vest of buttery leather.

  3. grossly flattering; smarmy.


buttery

2

[ buht-uh-ree, buh-tree ]

noun

, plural but·ter·ies.
  1. Chiefly New England. a room or rooms in which the provisions, wines, and liquors of a household are kept; pantry; larder.
  2. a room in colleges, especially at Oxford and Cambridge universities, from which articles of food and drink are sold or dispensed to the students.

buttery

1

/ ˈbʌtərɪ /

noun

  1. a room for storing foods or wines
  2. (in some universities) a room in which food is supplied or sold to students


buttery

2

/ ˈbʌtərɪ /

adjective

  1. containing, like, or coated with butter
  2. informal.
    grossly or insincerely flattering; obsequious
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Derived Forms

  • ˈbutteriness, noun
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Other Words From

  • butter·i·ness noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of buttery1

First recorded in 1350–1400;  Middle English buttry, buttrie; butter, -y 1

Origin of buttery2

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English boterie, butry, from Middle French, Old French, from Late Latin botāria (derivative of bota, butta “cask”) + -erie; butt 4, -ery
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Word History and Origins

Origin of buttery1

C14: from Anglo-French boterie , from Anglo-Latin buteria , probably from butta cask, butt 4
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Example Sentences

A bowl of buttery, creamy mashed potatoes is a thing of beauty and elegance.

A “nice, crunchy, buttery cookie,” with a pleasant level of salt.

Points were awarded for this cookie’s “nicely browned color” and “buttery flavor,” and one taster said it looked homemade.

To me, they are like a poor man’s shortbread cookie with a wonderfully buttery finish.

There are lots of good store bought options out there that’ll result in the buttery, golden-brown pie of your dreams.

From Eater

Depending on the producer, Champagne can also be highly cloyingly sweet, buttery, or round, or mineral.

The buttery, nutty, and sweet and salty all work together to form a balance of flavors.

Too much time in barrel equals a woody tasting, overly buttery, finish.

There is more of a buttery and smooth taste profile with this wine.

But with unlimited access to the luxurious sandwiches, piled high with glistening meat, a buttery apocalypse of gluttony unfolded.

The Usher orders whats wanted from the Buttery: a link from the Chandler, and ale and wine.

Mrs. Solly Joel as she passed daily through the prison gate was a complete buttery.

I will serve the Duke of Christendom, and do him more credit in his cellar than all the plate in his buttery; is't not so, lad?

Aunt Phyllis went to the spring-house for the milk and the butter, and to the buttery for some other things.

The Washington crest, in colored glass, was to be seen in a window of what is now the buttery.

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