from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A chubby or fat person.
  • n. See bufflehead.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A round lump of a coagulated fat used in cooking such as butter, margarine, or a spread
  • n. An overweight person.
  • n. A small North American duck.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The buffel duck.
  • n. a fat person or animal.
  • n. a lump of butter rounded into a ball.
  • n. a plump chicken or turkey prepared for cooking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as buffle, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rotund individual
  • n. small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

butter +‎ ball



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  • Obsolete name for the Bufflehead, a diving duck.

    December 7, 2007