buttery Definition

  • 1resembling or containing butter
  • 2having a rich, creamy, or smooth quality

Using buttery: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "buttery" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The croissant was flaky and buttery.

  • Example

    The chardonnay has a buttery finish.

  • Example

    The lobster bisque was rich and buttery.

buttery Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with buttery

  • a phrase from the song 'Cheesecake' by British comedy duo The Midnight Beast, referring to the crust of a cheesecake


    I made a delicious cheesecake with a buttery biscuit base.

  • buttery nipple

    a cocktail made with butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream


    I ordered a buttery nipple at the bar.

  • a type of margarine or butter substitute that is spreadable


    I can't believe it's not butter! is a popular brand of buttery spread.


Summary: buttery in Brief

The term 'buttery' [ˈbʌtəri] describes something that resembles or contains butter, often with a rich, creamy, or smooth quality. It is commonly used to describe food and drink, such as a 'buttery croissant' or a 'buttery chardonnay.' 'Buttery' can also refer to specific food items like a 'buttery biscuit base' or a 'buttery nipple' cocktail.