Definition of bread-and-butter
- bread-and-butter issues
- our bread-and-butter repertoire
- a company's bread-and-butter products
- a bread-and-butter letter
Casual clothing has always been the company's bread and butter.
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: basic and important
: dependable as a source of income or success
: a dependable source of income or success
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of very fine texture or delicate form
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