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] —n., —pl.-ter•ies. 1. Chiefly New Eng.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.