Meaning of buttery


Pronunciation: (but'u-rē), [key]
— adj.
  1. like, containing, or spread with butter.
  2. resembling butter, as in smoothness or softness of texture: a vest of buttery leather.
  3. grossly flattering; smarmy.


Pronunciation: (but'u-rē, bu'trē), [key]
— pl. -ter•ies.
  1. a room or rooms in which the provisions, wines, and liquors of a household are kept; pantry; larder.
  2. a room in colleges, esp. at Oxford and Cambridge universities, from which articles of food and drink are sold or dispensed to the students.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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