buttery
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈbʌtəɹi/

Noun

buttery (plural butteries)

  1. A room for keeping food or beverages; a storeroom.
    • 1999, George RR Martin, A Clash of Kings, Bantam 2011, p. 458:
      Pretty Pia from the buttery was a slut who was working her way through every knight in the castle.
  2. (UK) A room in a university where snacks are sold.
Translations
  • Russian: кладовка

Adjective

buttery (comparative butterier, superlative butteriest)

  1. Made with or tasting of butter.
    The buttery-tasting cookie was actually made with margarine, but you couldn't tell by tasting it.
  2. Resembling butter in some way, such as color or texture.
    The old paper was a buttery color you no longer get.
  3. (informal) Marked by insincere flattery; obsequious.
Translations
Buttery
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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