Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered on.

As Anthony said to you, he knows which side his bread's buttered.

Have ready some thin slices of buttered toast with the crust cut off.

Put it into a buttered dish and bake it three quarters of an hour.

Put the pudding into a buttered dish and bake it an hour and a half.

Lay them in buttered pans, and bake them in a moderate oven.

Cover with buttered paper, and cook on a slow fire for about an hour.

He knows which side his bread's buttered on, does this 'ere young fellow.

Flavour with vanilla, and put into a buttered mould with a well in the centre.

Pour the mixture into a buttered pie-dish, and bake for fifteen minutes.