Butterscotch definition

bŭtər-skŏch
A brown syrup with this flavor.
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A golden or tawny brown.
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A syrup, sauce, candy, or flavoring made by melting butter and brown sugar together.
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A hard, sticky candy made with brown sugar, butter, etc.
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The flavor of this candy.
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Made of, or having the flavor of, butterscotch.
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A hard candy made from butter, brown sugar, syrup and vanilla.
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A light brown colour, like that of butterscotch candy.

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Of a light brown colour, like that of butterscotch candy.
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Having the flavour of butterscotch.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
butterscotch
Plural:
butterscotches

Origin of butterscotch

  • Alteration of butterscot butter scot of unknown origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition