un·​but·​tered ˌən-ˈbə-tərd How to pronounce unbuttered (audio)
: not spread with butter : not buttered
unbuttered bread

Examples of unbuttered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Second, make sure the popcorn is unsalted and unbuttered. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 23 Oct. 2022 For a quick and easy Halloween treat that guests can snack on all night long, combine heart-healthy nuts and unbuttered popcorn with a few more decadent mini snacks (like pretzels and candy corn) in a bag or container. Corinne Sullivan, Woman's Day, 27 June 2022 Cover the unbuttered side with shredded cheddar cheese, then add a layer of brisket, followed by a layer of onions, barbecue sauce and shredded Monterey Jack cheese. ExpressNews.com, 10 Aug. 2020 Scatter 1/2 cup Cheddar on the unbuttered side of each of 2 slices, then close the sandwiches (all the Parmed sides on the outside). Heat a nonstick skillet on medium-low. Chrissy Teigen, Good Housekeeping, 14 Jan. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbuttered was in 1584

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“Unbuttered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbuttered. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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