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Definition of "buttery" []

  • Containing or spread with butter. (adjective)
  • Like or resembling butter. (adjective)
  • Marked by effusive and insincere flattery. (adjective)
  • A room in which liquors are stored. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A place in colleges and universities where students may buy provisions. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "buttery" in a sentence
  • "(It's not the same as haddock/cod baked in buttery milk, of course.)"
  • "The links have been dipped in buttery goodness and served to you on a platter that is made of smores."
  • "Daddy parked at one side in buttery sand that sucked at our tires"