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1. Derogatory A chubby or fat person.
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1. (Animals) another name for bufflehead
2. informal derogatory a chubby or fat person
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(ˈbʌt ərˌbɔl)

1. a chubby person.
2. Northeastern U.S. the bufflehead.
3. a small spherical pat of butter.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butterball - a rotund individualbutterball - a rotund individual      
large person - a person of greater than average size
2.butterball - small North American diving duckbutterball - small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Bucephala, genus Bucephala - buffleheads and goldeneyes
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[ˈbʌtəbɔːl] N (US) → gordo/a m/f
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and have them; and, as you said yourself, they're as fat as butterballs."
These vary more in size and flavor than Butterballs, so we hunted several states to obtain kitchen samples.
According to Old Sturbridge Village historians, turkeys were expensive to purchase for most people, and they were much smaller than the big supermarket "butterballs'' we see today, so preparing turkey was a lot of work for not much meat.
so seeing the recipe for Mutti's Pecan Butterballs I know what my husband's having for pudding.
A flock of a dozen butterballs came straight into the set.
I will look for your German Butterballs and try, them.
Some even said that butterballs were not good for the corporate image.