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Definition 1: a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals - [noun denoting artifact]

(buttery is a kind of ...) a restaurant where tea and light meals are available

Definition 2: a small storeroom for storing foods or wines - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for buttery in the sense of this definition

(buttery is a kind of ...) a room in which things are stored

(... is a kind of buttery ) a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc

Definition 3: resembling or containing or spread with butter - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where buttery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a rich buttery cake

(buttery is similar to ...) containing or composed of fat

"fatty food" "fat tissue"

Definition 4: unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where buttery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • buttery praise
  • gave him a fulsome introduction
  • an oily sycophantic press agent
  • oleaginous hypocrisy
  • smarmy self-importance
  • the unctuous Uriah Heep
  • soapy compliments

Synonyms for buttery in the sense of this definition

(buttery is similar to ...) lacking sincerity

"a charming but thoroughly insincere woman" "their praise was extravagant and insincere"

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