but·​ty | \ ˈbə-tē How to pronounce butty (audio) \
plural butties

Definition of butty


Examples of butty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Said to trace its roots all the way back to the 1860s and a seaside fish and chips shop in Lancashire, England, the chip butty can be doused with optional condiments ranging from ketchup and malt vinegar to mayonnaise. Terry Ward, CNN, 11 May 2022 You over there with the scone and triple-shot Frappuccino and bacon butty. Claire Fitzsimmons, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 There’s a banger (sausage) butty for the same price. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, 27 Mar. 2018 The other, Ken Dodd, stayed firmly on the ground, the joke-telling squire of the jam butty mines of Knotty Ash. Chris Jones, chicagotribune.com, 15 Mar. 2018 Oh, and another butty is in order for my guest — maybe the one stuffed with chips. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of butty

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for butty

butt(er) entry 1 + -y entry 4

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Last Updated

20 May 2022

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“Butty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butty. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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