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Dictionary definition for: Buttery

1. (n) a small storeroom for storing foods or wines

2. (s) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise" "gave him a fulsome introduction" "an oily sycophantic press agent" "oleaginous hypocrisy" "smarmy self-importance" "the unctuous Uriah Heep"

3. (n) a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals

4. (s) resembling or containing or spread with butter; "a rich buttery cake"

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