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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 ?
And he kicked open the buttery door without ceremony and brought to light a venison pasty and cold roast pheasant--goodly sights to a hungry man.
When he breakfasted or dined all the resources of the club--its kitchens and pantries, its buttery and dairy--aided to crowd his table with their most succulent stores; he was served by the gravest waiters, in dress coats, and shoes with swan-skin soles, who proffered the viands in special porcelain, and on the finest linen; club decanters, of a lost mould, contained his sherry, his port, and his cinnamon-spiced claret; while his beverages were refreshingly cooled with ice, brought at great cost from the American lakes.
Sir Nigel and his lady walked on in deep talk, while a fat under-steward took charge of the three comrades, and led them to the buttery, where beef, bread, and beer were kept ever in readiness for the wayfarer.
And, what is more," said Hordle John, suddenly appearing out of the buttery with the huge board upon which the pastry was rolled, "if either raise sword I shall flatten him like a Shrovetide pancake.
But there are ale, mead, and wine in the buttery, and the steward a merry rogue, who will not haggle over a quart or two.
The circle broke up, each collaring his own jug, glass, and song-book; Bill pounced on the big table, and began to rattle it away to its place outside the buttery door.
Not particularly buttery either, but still a good taste and a decent crunch to it, plus it's a nice big bag and reasonable value.
macron] Carrot and swede mash instead of buttery potato - it counts as a veg portion.
They're the least buttery, but this makes them less oily.
Poured full of some ripe music no poster suggests (only what's coming next) & lit by buttery streetlamp glow gray sweaters topcoats unbuttoned at the throat pearls & nubbly mufflers tonight the cream of understanding elegance of melody lifts them up toward a world of clear notes so when they step into the street or roll among the rest of us oily tires of taxis veering busily they have those notes to go by tipping heads together streaming into the fluent dark
MASCARPONE - A soft, fresh, white, spreadable cheese (creamier than cream cheese) with a buttery, rich, sweet flavor.
Mr Cronje has no criminal record against him, as many people in our country unfortunately have,' said Bell chairman Howard Buttery.