Translation of "butter" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈbʌt·ər/ us /ˈbʌt̬·ər/

A1 a soft, yellow food made from cream that you put on bread

butter wouldn’t melt in his, her, etc. mouth

used to say that someone looks as if they would never do anything wrong

parece que nunca ha roto un plato
verb uk /ˈbʌt·ər/ us /ˈbʌt̬·ər/

to put a layer of butter on something

untar con mantequilla
hot buttered toast

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


noun /ˈbatə/

a fatty substance made from cream by churning

a slice of bread and butter.
buttery adjective

a buttery scone.
buttercup noun

a wild plant with cup-shaped yellow flowers.

butterfingers noun

(informal) a person who is likely to drop things which he or she is carrying.

manazas, torpe
butterscotch /-skotʃ/ noun

a kind of hard toffee made with butter.

dulce de azúcar terciado con mantequilla
butter up phrasal verb

(informal ) to flatter (someone) usually because one wants him to do something for one

dar coba a
You’ll have to butter up the boss if you want to leave early.

(Translation of “butter” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)