bread and butter

noun

Definition of bread and butter

  1. :  a means of sustenance or livelihood

Examples of bread and butter in a Sentence

  1. Casual clothing has always been the company's bread and butter.

First Known Use of bread and butter

1732


BREAD AND BUTTER Defined for English Language Learners

bread and butter

noun

Definition of bread and butter for English Language Learners

  • : a dependable source of income or success



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