butterfly[ buht-er-flahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF butterfly
Synonyms for butterfly
- fruit fly
- daddy longlegs
- praying mantis
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUTTERFLY
Who, except Cupid, would barter his liberty for a butterfly?
It was really only a paraphrase of the old story of the grub and the butterfly.
These men were as far removed from him as the crawling beetle is from the butterfly.
Who shall say, however, that the butterfly sees nothing but the flowers?
We see the acorn grow into the oak, the egg into the bird, the maggot into the butterfly.
He caught the fancy of the king, knelt down a grub, and rose a butterfly.
Yes, I fancy now that I saw him go to the 'Butterfly' with a coachman.
You felt the evening wouldn't be complete without that—after 'Butterfly'?
I have a butterfly net, and have caught some very pretty specimens.
The butterfly's motion is as irregular as any we have except the bat's.