butterfingers
noun plural but singular or plural in construction see butterfingered

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • butterfingers — Someone who has butterfingers is clumsy and drops things …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • butterfingers — utterfingers n. someone who drops things (especially one who cannot catch a ball); a person who is butter fingered. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butterfingers — trademark a type of chocolate bar in the US which has a hard centre made from ↑peanut butter …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • butterfingers — [n] a clumsy person bull in a china shop*, bungler, clod, clumsy oaf*, clunker, dolt, duffer*, foozle, fumbler, klutz, lummox, muffer*, schlep; concepts 412,423 …   New thesaurus

  • butterfingers — ► NOUN informal ▪ a clumsy person, especially one who fails to hold a catch …   English terms dictionary

  • butterfingers — [but′ərfiŋ΄gərz] n. Informal a person who habitually fumbles or drops things, as if because of buttery fingers butterfingered adj …   English World dictionary

  • Butterfingers — Infobox musical artist Name = Butterfingers Img capt = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Brisbane, Australia Genre = Hip hop, Alternative rock, Punk Years active = 2001 ndash;present Label = Valley Trash, Festival Mushroom, Warner… …   Wikipedia

  • butterfingers — n. someone who cannot hold on to things. (Also a term of address.) □ I’m such a butterfingers. I dropped my papers. □ Hang on to this tight, butterfingers! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • butterfingers — butterfingered, adj. /but euhr fing gerz/, n., pl. butterfingers. (used with a sing. v.) a person who frequently drops things; clumsy person. [1830 40; BUTTER + FINGER + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • butterfingers — noun someone who is clumsy or uncoordinated; a klutz; someone who tends to drop things I am such a butterfingers. Thats the third drink Ive spilled today …   Wiktionary

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