buttercup

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
a buttercup, Ranunculus repens

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buttercup (plural buttercups)

  1. Any of many herbs, of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow flowers; the crowfoot.
  2. Any flower of the genus Narcissus; a daffodil
  3. Affectionate or ironic term of address.
    • 1987, Joyce Brandon, Lady and the Lawman, page 346:
      Listen, buttercup, you're damned good in bed. They don't come any better, but I'm really not interested in playing second fiddle to your camera or your young lovers.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]