Buttery vs Butterlike - What's the difference?

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Buttery is a synonym of butterlike.


As adjectives the difference between buttery and butterlike

is that buttery is made with or tasting of butter while butterlike is resembling butter or some aspect of it.

As a noun buttery

is a room for keeping food or beverages; a storeroom.

buttery

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) boterie, from . The form was probably influenced by butter.

Noun

(butteries)
  • A room for keeping food or beverages; a storeroom.
  • * 1999 , (George RR Martin), A Clash of Kings , Bantam 2011, p. 458:
  • Pretty Pia from the buttery was a slut who was working her way through every knight in the castle.
  • (UK) A room in a university where snacks are sold.
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Made with or tasting of butter.
  • The buttery -tasting cookie was actually made with margarine, but you couldn't tell by tasting it.
  • Resembling butter in some way.
  • The old paper was a buttery color you no longer get.
    Derived terms
    * butteriness

    butterlike

    English

    Adjective

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

    * buttery * butyraceous