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butter

noun /ˈbatə/
a fatty substance made from cream by churning
mantequilla
a slice of bread and butter.
buttery adjective
mantecoso
a buttery scone.
buttercup noun a wild plant with cup-shaped yellow flowers.
Ranúnculo
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.
Translations of “butter”
in Korean 버터…
in Arabic زُبْدة…
in French beurre…
in Italian burro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奶油,牛油…
in Russian масло…
in Turkish tereyağ…
in Polish masło…
in Portuguese manteiga…
in German die Butter…
in Catalan mantega…
in Japanese バター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黄油…
(Definition of butter from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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