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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
A person who tends to drop things.

but′ter·fin′gered adj.


(functioning as singular) informal a person who drops things inadvertently or fails to catch things
ˈbutterˌfingered adj


(ˈbʌt ərˌfɪŋ gɛrz)

n., pl. -gers. (used with a sing. v.)
a person who frequently drops things; clumsy person.
but′ter•fin`gered, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butterfingers - someone who drops things (especially one who cannot catch a ball)
clumsy person - a person with poor motor coordination
أصابِعٌ رَخْوَه
sakar kimse


[ˈbʌtəˌfɪŋgəz] Nmanazas mf


[ˈbʌtərfɪŋgərz] nmaladroit(e) m/f


[ˈbʌtəˌfɪŋgəz] n (fam) → mani fpl di ricotta


(ˈbatə) noun
a fatty substance made from cream by churning.
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.
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