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but·ter·y 1

 (bŭt′ə-rē)
adj.
1. Containing or spread with butter.
2. Like or resembling butter.
3. Marked by effusive and insincere flattery.

but′ter·i·ness n.

but·ter·y 2

 (bŭt′ə-rē, bŭt′rē)
n. pl. but·ter·ies
1. A room in which liquors are stored.
2. Chiefly British A place in colleges and universities where students may buy provisions.

[Middle English buttrie, from Anglo-Norman buterie, alteration of botelerie, from Old French botele, bottle; see bottle.]

buttery

(ˈbʌtərɪ)
adj
1. (Cookery) containing, like, or coated with butter
2. informal grossly or insincerely flattering; obsequious
ˈbutteriness n

buttery

(ˈbʌtərɪ)
n, pl -teries
1. (Architecture) a room for storing foods or wines
2. (Education) Brit (in some universities) a room in which food is supplied or sold to students
[C14: from Anglo-French boterie, from Anglo-Latin buteria, probably from butta cask, butt4]

but•ter•y1

(ˈbʌt ə ri)

adj.
1. like, containing, or spread with butter.
2. resembling butter, as in smoothness or softness of texture.
3. grossly flattering; smarmy.
[1350–1400]
but′ter•i•ness, n.

but•ter•y2

(ˈbʌt ə ri, ˈbʌ tri)

n., pl. -ter•ies.
1. Chiefly New Eng. a storeroom for provisions, wines, and liquors; pantry or larder.
2. Brit. a room in a college or university where students may buy food and drink.
[1350–1400; Middle English boterie < Anglo-French, probably derivative of bote butt4]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buttery - a small storeroom for storing foods or winesbuttery - a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
still room, stillroom - a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc
storage room, storeroom, stowage - a room in which things are stored
2.buttery - a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals
tea parlor, tea parlour, teahouse, tearoom, teashop - a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
Adj.1.buttery - unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
insincere - lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
2.buttery - resembling or containing or spread with butter; "a rich buttery cake"
fatty, fat - containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"
Translations
زُبْدي
máslovýna máslo
vajas
smjörkenndur; òakinn smjöri
maslovýna maslo

buttery

[ˈbʌtərɪ] Ndespensa f

buttery

[ˈbʌtəri] adj
(= tasting of butter) [shortbread, pastry] → au beurre; [taste] → de beurre
(= served with butter) [potatoes] → au beurrebutt-naked [ˌbʌtˈneɪkɪd] adj (mainly US)à poil

buttery

nVorratskammer f; (Univ) → Cafeteria f

butter

(ˈbatə) noun
a fatty substance made from cream by churning.
verb
to spread with butter. She buttered the bread.
ˈbuttery adjective
a buttery knife.
ˈbutterfingers noun
a person who is likely to drop things which he or she is carrying.
ˈbutterscotch (-skotʃ) noun
a kind of hard toffee made with butter.
butter up
to flatter (someone) usually because one wants him to do something for one.
References in classic literature ?
A veritable witness have you hitherto been, Ishmael; but have a care how you seize the privilege of Jonah alone; the privilege of discoursing upon the joists and beams; the rafters, ridge-pole, sleepers, and under-pinnings, making up the frame-work of leviathan; and belike of the tallow-vats, dairy-rooms, butteries, and cheeseries in his bowels.
And under these rooms, a fair and large cellar, sunk under ground; and likewise some privy kitchens, with butteries and pantries, and the like.
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DISCOVER a variety of beautiful butteries on one of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's nature reserves.
Backed by funding from the SITA Trust, the area has been planted with 6,000 marsh violets and dog's tooth violets - the food plants for the caterpillars - and nectar species for the butteries such as ragged robin, bugle and devils-bit-scabious.
Except the butteries "The fat content of a buttery made even me blanch.