buttery buttery  /ˈbə tə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
  2. (n) a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals
  3. (adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
  4. (adj) resembling or containing or spread with butter

Usage(s):

  1. Ben Jerry's launches a new flavor Yes Pecan! offering a blend of amber waves of buttery ice cream with roasted non-partisan pecans.
  2. Over soy lattes and buttery-soft muffins, I sat down in a coffee shop a few weeks ago with one of Washington's savviest Asia activists.
  3. This cookbook allows the home cook to confidently re-create dishes like buttery cod with black-olive-and-onion confit or sorrel soup with smoked trout.

News

  1. Paula Deen: Child Of Dixie, Meet The Internet Age

    Revelations that celebrity chef Paula Deen admitted to using a racial epithet have inspired some pretty funny punning online. But they've also raised questions whether the controversy will see Deen's buttery empire crumble.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Community Connections group comes from San Antonio

    At 5:30 a.m. on Monday morning, a group of 117 kids and adults to accompany them embarked on a fourteen and a half hour trip from San Antonio, Texas, to La Junta, Colo. The adults and kids are from University United Methodist Church and Coker United Methodist Church in San Antonio, under the direction of Aaron Buttery, a youth pastor at United Methodist Churches there.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: La Junta Tribune-Democrat

  3. Butter up

    KAPAA — The first sale at The Buttery was, oddly enough, not something out of the ovens.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Garden Island

Quotes

  1. "Our holiday collection is pretty eclectic from gold zippers to leather detailing, to buttery soft cashmere," said Lohan.
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

  2. Christina said: "My mom loves to cook really southern, good, buttery, salty, delicious, bad-for-your-arteries kind of food, but it is amazing, and I hope to be a cook like that someday because one thing that I look forward to whenever I do go home...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Christina Aguilera Source: The List

  3. With gym visits three times a week plus jogging near her Essex home and having successfully turned her back on the "buttery toast, cheese and pizza" she used to love, Wallace said she could not imagine going back to how she was.
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Jessie Wallace Source: RTE.ie

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