butter

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʌtər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʌtɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(butər)

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butter

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [salted, unsalted, dairy, peanut, almond] butter
  2. [apple, pumpkin, garlic, herb] butter
  3. (melted) butter on [toast, a potato]
  4. [put, spread] butter on [toast]
  5. melt butter in a [skillet, pot, saucepan]
  6. melt butter over [medium, low] heat
  7. [mix, stir] in the butter
  8. [mix] the butter into then [mixture, flour]
  9. grease the [pan, tin] with butter
  10. churns the butter
  11. butter or [margarine, spread, lard]
  12. [1] [cup, stick, tablespoon] of butter
  13. a [knob, pack, slab] of butter
  14. butter wouldn't melt in her mouth!
n as adj
  1. make a butter sauce
  2. use a butter knife
  3. the butter dish
  4. is a butter fingers
v
  1. butter the [toast, bread, popcorn, corn]
  2. [lightly, generously] butter
  3. butter a [baking, cake] pan
  4. butter the (baking) dish
  5. butter the sides of
  6. butter on both sides
  7. buttered and [floured, spiced, salted, basted, toasted, sugared]
  8. butter him up
  9. butter her up with [sweets, a bribe]
  10. butter [a girl, the new boss, the buyer] up
  11. butter up [his boss] (by)
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