Translation of "butter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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butternoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbʌt.ər/ us /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ/

A1 a pale yellow solid food containing a lot of fat that is made from cream and is spread on bread or used in cooking

We were served scones with butter and jam. 我們吃的是塗有奶油和果醬的烤餅。
Have some bread and butter (= bread spread with butter). 吃些奶油麵包片吧。
a butter dish 奶油碟

More examples

  • Cream the butter and sugar together.
  • Fry the mushrooms in a little butter.
  • Put a knob of butter in the frying pan.
  • Mash the potatoes and then mix in the butter and herbs.
  • First rub the baking tray well with butter.

butterverb [ T ]

uk /ˈbʌt.ər/ us /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ/

to spread butter on something


Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “butter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)