butter-fingered

[ buht-er-fing-gerz ]SEE DEFINITION OF butter-fingered
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Butter-Fingered, apt to let things fall; greasy or slippery-fingered.

She had a good deal of taste, but she was butter-fingered and careless.

For thirty mortal minutes Gardiner had me snapping back the ball to that butter-fingered Bowles.

Marion, penitent, but annoyed at being called a butter-fingered Handy Andy, let the matter slide for the moment.

WORD ORIGIN

"apt to let things fall," 1610s, from butter (n.) + finger (n.).

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