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butter knife

noun

Simple Definition of butter knife

  • : a small knife with a rounded blade that is used especially for spreading butter on bread during a meal

Full Definition of butter knife

  1. :  a small knife with a rounded blade that is used especially for spreading butter on bread during a meal

Word by Word Definitions

butterplay
  1. :  a solid emulsion of fat globules, air, and water made by churning milk or cream and used as food

    : :  a buttery substance: as

    :  any of various fatty oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures

  1. :  to spread with or as if with butter

knifeplay
  1. :  a cutting instrument consisting of a sharp blade fastened to a handle

    :  a weapon resembling a knife

    :  a sharp cutting blade or tool in a machine

  1. :  to use a knife on

    :  to stab, slash, or wound with a knife

    :  to cut, mark, or spread with a knife


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