Definition of unbuttered in English:



  • Not spread or coated with butter.

    ‘a meal of weak tea and unbuttered toast’
    • ‘Brush half of each roll's top with melted butter and fold the unbuttered half over it.’
    • ‘He's had crackers, unbuttered popcorn, Gatorade and chicken soup and has kept it all down.’
    • ‘In a film that feels as light as unbuttered popcorn, is there a reflexive critique somewhere about American culture?’
    • ‘The restaurant critic also noted the unbuttered frozen peas that were cold and the vapid vichyssoise that tasted commercially made.’
    • ‘It would have been rude not to have eaten one, and I've ended up bringing my unbuttered bagel home with me this evening.’
    • ‘Pour and scrape the batter into an unbuttered 8-inch square pan.’
    • ‘The bacon roll was a dry and miserable item, unbuttered and containing a single rasher.’
    • ‘I wanted my baguette roll unbuttered.’
    • ‘If you feel the urge to eat between meals, choose a low-fat, low-calorie food, such as fresh fruit, pretzels or unbuttered popcorn.’
    • ‘For breakfast, they received two slices of bread, unbuttered, and a choice of coffee or tea.’
    • ‘A side of unbuttered corn on the cob provides complex carbohydrates as well as antioxidants.’
    • ‘Unless the recipe says so, bake cookies on an ungreased or unbuttered baking sheet.’
    unbuttered, plain, butterless
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