Butterman vs Cutterman - What's the difference?

butterman | cutterman |


As a noun butterman

is (dated) a man who makes or sells butter.

As a proper noun cutterman is

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butterman

English

Noun

(buttermen)
  • (dated) A man who makes or sells butter.
  • cutterman

    English

    Noun

    (cuttermen)
  • (colloquial, US) A person who is either unkempt or slovenly.
  • Usage notes

    It is almost exclusive to Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Variations of the word are cudderman'' or ''cunnerman''. School children and young adults in the area frequently shorten it to ''cutty to describe something or someone less desirable.

    References

    * cutterman'', ''Dictionary of American Regional English .