"butter" Definition

  1. or BATTER, praise or flattery. To BUTTER, to flatter, cajole. Same as “soft soap” and “soft sawder.” Soft words generally. Maybe from the old proverb, “Fine words butter no parsneps.”

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Position in the dictionary: 451 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: butter-fingered, button, buttoner, buttons, butty, buz, buz-bloke, buz-man, buz-napper’s academy, buzzer
Previous words in the dictionary: butcher’s mourning, butcher, butcha, busy-sack, bustle, buster, bust, busker, busk, business

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