buttered

All Verb Adjective
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  • You are one of those people who know where their bread is buttered. Cited from Wild Kitty, by L. T. Meade
  • They know which side their bread is likely to be buttered; they do. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • When a cat is taken to a new home its feet should be buttered, and it will stop. Cited from Weather and Folk Lore of Peterborough and District, by Charles Dack
  • Knowledge of others, means only the knowledge which side bread's buttered. Cited from Eugene Aram, by E. B. Lytton, Book 4
  • Yet I have lived to see my bread come back "buttered" in my old age. Cited from Eight Popular Lectures, by George W. Bain
  • Bread is broken, not cut, and only a small portion buttered at a time. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • Lay them in well-buttered pans about two inches apart and let then rise again. Cited from The International Jewish Cook Book, by Florence Kreisler Greenbaum
  • I guess I never buttered him up with praise any too much. Cited from The Wrong Twin, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • If you knew which side your bread was buttered, it would appeal to you very considerably. Cited from First Plays, by A. A. Milne
  • Send them to table hot, buttered and cut in half. Cited from Directions for Cookery, by Eliza Leslie
  • He wanted to make sure on which side his bread was buttered before he became communicative. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • He toasted while the lady buttered, a fine division of labour which drew them close together. Cited from Flames, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • The general idea seemed to be that she was one "who knew which side her bread was buttered." Cited from Winnie Childs, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • A sensible little queen like you knows which side her bread is buttered on. Cited from Humoresque, by Fannie Hurst
  • The ministers of the different churches know full well which side of their bread is buttered. Cited from Lectures Of Col. Ingersoll, V2,R. G. Ingersoll
  • He don't know which side his bread is buttered. Cited from Outward Bound, by Oliver Optic
  • Let cook several minutes over the hot water, then pour over the buttered toast. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • That's not the sort of thing one gives away for buttered cake. Cited from Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian, by Various
  • Your poet's eyes must recognize The side on which your bread is buttered! Cited from In Divers Tones, by Charles G. D. Roberts
  • When she buttered her face and got the paint off, she was a little pale, and her eyes were not kind. Cited from The Primadonna, by F. Marion Crawford
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Root form of buttered is butter for the verb.

Meaning of buttered

  • verb Spread butter on
    butter bread