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English adjective: buttery

1. buttery unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

SamplesButtery praise.
Gave him a fulsome introduction.
An oily sycophantic press agent.
Oleaginous hypocrisy.
Smarmy self-importance.
The unctuous Uriah Heep.
Soapy compliments.

Synonymsfulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous



2. buttery resembling or containing or spread with butter

SamplesA rich buttery cake.

Similarfat, fatty

Antonymsfat-free, fatless, nonfat

English noun: buttery

1. buttery (artifact) a small storeroom for storing foods or wines

Synonymslarder, pantry

Broader (hypernym)storage room, storeroom, stowage

Narrower (hyponym)still room, stillroom

2. buttery (artifact) a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals

Broader (hypernym)tea parlor, tea parlour, teahouse, tearoom, teashop

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