buttery

Buttery


– definition :

  • (adjective)
    1. resembling or containing or spread with butter (context:all)
    2. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech (context:all)
  • (noun)
    1. a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals (context:artifact)
    2. a small storeroom for storing foods or wines (context:artifact)


– Sample : “buttery”

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

by heart

By heart


– definition :

  • (adverb)
    1. by committing to memory (context:all)


– Sample : “by heart”

  • she knew the poem by heart
by heart

byelorussian

Byelorussian


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. the Slavic language spoken in Belarus (context:communication)
    2. a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia (context:person)

byelorussian

button snakeroot

Button snakeroot


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads (context:plant)
    2. coarse prickly perennial eryngo with aromatic roots; southeastern United States; often confused with rattlesnake master (context:plant)
    3. coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite (context:plant)

button snakeroot

buxom

Buxom


– definition :

  • (adjective)
    1. (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous (context:all)
    2. (of a woman’s body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves (context:all)


– Sample : “buxom”

  • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
  • a curvy young woman in a tight dress
  • a generation ago…buxom actresses were popular
buxom

buzzer

Buzzer


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound (context:artifact)
    2. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed (context:artifact)

buzzer

by the bye

By the bye


– definition :

  • (adverb)
    1. introducing a different topic (context:all)


– Sample : “by the bye”

  • incidentally, I won’t go to the party
by the bye

byrd

Byrd


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. explorer and United States naval officer; led expeditions to explore Antarctica (1888-1957) (context:person)
    2. English organist and composer of church music; master of 16th century polyphony; was granted a monopoly in music printing with Thomas Tallis (1543-1623) (context:person)

byrd