butter-fingers

butter-fingers noun; pl.; coll. растяпа

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • butter-fingers —    A term used almost exclusively as a vocative, and associated especially with cricket, though it can be applied to anyone who lets a ball or other object slip through his fingers. In The Pickwick Papers we learn of Mr Jingle that at every bad… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • butter fingers — unable to catch or hold, cement hands    When Anna dropped the ball, Shelly said, Butter fingers! …   English idioms

  • butter fingers — noun A clumsy person who always drops things, a klutz …   Wiktionary

  • butter-fingers — /ˈbʌtə fɪŋgəz / (say butuh fingguhz) noun Colloquial a person who fails to catch things or drops them easily …   Australian English dictionary

  • butter-fingers —  Clumsy person …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • butter-fingers — …   Useful english dictionary

  • butter — n. & v. n. 1 a a pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking. b a substance of a similar consistency or appearance (peanut butter). 2 excessive flattery. v.tr. spread, cook, or serve with butter… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Butter chicken — Origin Alternative name(s) Murgh makhani Place of origin India …   Wikipedia

  • Cadbury Fingers — Fingers Type Biscuit Owner Cadbury plc Country …   Wikipedia

  • Chicken fingers — Origin Alternative name(s) Chicken strips, chicken tenders, chicken toes, chicken fillets …   Wikipedia

  • Garlic fingers — are an Atlantic Canadian dish, similar to a pizza in shape and size, and made with the same type of dough. Instead of the traditional tomato sauce and toppings, it is garnished with melted butter, garlic and cheese. Seasonings, like parsley, may… …   Wikipedia

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