New English-Irish Dictionary
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butter

1. noun FOOD food2. verb COOK spread or grease with butter
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1 noun FOOD foodim masc2  c m usalted butter im saillte, im leasaithepat of butter cnapán ime, prionta ime 2 verb COOK spread or grease with butter TRANSITIVEim a chur arI'll butter the toast cuirfidh mise im ar an tóstalightly butter the baking dish cuir beagán ime ar an mias bhácála

buttered

1 adjective (of toast etc) spread with buttera bhfuil im airbuttered bread arán a bhfuil im air, arán le him air, arán agus im 2 adjective tossed in butteragus ima bhfuil im airle himbuttered potatoes prátaí agus im, prátaí ar imbuttered carrots cairéid faoi im, cairéid ar im
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3 adjective greased with buttera bhfuil im aira buttered baking tin stán bácála a bhfuil im curtha air
phrasal verbs

butter up

(v + adv) TRANSITIVEbéal bán a thabhairt doplámás a dhéanamh lemil a chuimilt destop buttering me up! stad den bhéal bán!, stop an bladar!, caith uait an plámás!
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to look as if butter wouldn't melt in your mouth

informalyou look as if butter wouldn't melt in your mouth shílfeá nach leáfadh an t-im i do bhéal, shílfeá nach mbeadh baint an uain ón gcaora ionat

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