Butter vs Butterlike - What's the difference?

butter | butterlike |


As a noun butter

is butter.

As an adjective butterlike is

resembling butter or some aspect of it.

butter

English

(wikipedia butter)

Etymology 1

From (etyl), from (etyl) ).

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (uncountable) A soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk (generally cow's milk).
  • (countable, obsolete, chemistry) Any specific soft substance.
  • butter of antimony
  • (uncountable) Any of various foodstuffs made from other foods or oils, similar in consistency to, eaten like or intended as a substitute for butter (preceded by the name of the food used to make it ).
  • peanut butter
    Derived terms
    * almond-butter * apple butter * as if butter would not melt in one's mouth * bean-butter * body butter * bog-butter * brandy butter * bread and butter * bread buttered on both sides * butteraceous * butter-ale * butter-and-egg man * butter and eggs, butter-and-eggs * butter and tallow tree * butter-ball, butterball * butter-back * butter-badger * butter-bag * butter-bake * butter-barrel * butter-basher * butter bean * butter-bird * butter-bitten * butter-boat * butterbore * butter-bowzy * butter-box * butter-boy * butterbread * butter brickle * butterbur * butter-bush * butter-cake * butterchurn * butter clam * butter cloth * butter color, butter colour * butter-cooler * butter cream * butter cross * buttercup * butter curler * butter-cutter * butter dish, butter-dish * butter dock, butter-dock * butter-duck * butter-factor * butter fat, butter-fat, butterfat * butter-fingered, butterfingered * butter-fingers, butterfingers * butter-fish, butterfish * butter-flip * butter-flower * butter icing * butterie * butterine * butterish * butter-jags * butter knife, butter-knife * butter-lamp * butter-leaves * butterless * butter letter * butter-man * butter-mark * butter-milk, buttermilk * butter-mold, butter-mould * butter-mouth * butter muslin * butter-nut, butternut * butter of almonds * butter of antimony * butter of arsenic * butter of bismuth * butter of cacao * butter of mace * butter of tin * butter of wax * butter of zinc * butter oil * butter paper * butter-pat * butter-pear * butter-plate * butter-print * butter-queen * butter-rigged * butter-root * butter salt * butter scoop * butterscot, butter-scotch, butterscotch * butter-slide, butterslide * butter spade * butter-spreader * butter stamp * butter-stick * butter substitute * butter tart * butter-toast * butter tongs * butter-tooth * butter-toothed * butter-tree * butter trier * butter-weed, butterweed * butter week * butter-weight * butter-whore * butter-wife * butter-woman * butter-worker * butter-working * butterwort * buttery * butter yellow * cacao butter * clarified butter * cocoa butter * coconut butter * cocum butter, kokum butter * dika-butter * drawn butter * duck butter * fairy butter, fairy's butter * Galam butter * gren butter * mahwa-butter * make butter and cheese of * May butter * melted butter * nut butter * palm-butter * peanut butter * process butter * renovated butter * rock butter * rum butter * shea butter * sugar-butter sauce * vegetable butter * witches' butter

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To spread butter on.
  • Butter the toast.
  • to move one's weight backwards or forwards onto the tips or tails of one's skis or snowboard so only the tip or tail is in contact with the snow.
  • (slang, obsolete, transitive) To increase (stakes) at every throw of dice, or every game.
  • (Johnson)
    Derived terms
    * butter one's bread on both sides * butter the cony * butter up * fine words butter no parsnips * have one's bread buttered for life * know which side one's bread is buttered on
    See also
    * butyraceous * ghee

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who butts; someone who butts in
  • ----

    butterlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling butter or some aspect of it.
  • Synonyms

    * buttery * butyraceous