look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth

look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth informal appear innocent while being the opposite.
Main Entry: butter

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  • look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth — To look speciously innocent or well behaved • • • Main Entry: ↑butter * * * informal appear gentle or innocent while typically being the opposite …   Useful english dictionary

  • look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth — See: BUTTER WOULDN T MELT IN ONE S MOUTH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth — See: BUTTER WOULDN T MELT IN ONE S MOUTH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look\ as\ if\ butter\ wouldn't\ melt\ in\ one's\ mouth — See: butter wouldn t melt in one s mouth …   Словарь американских идиом

  • look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth — informal appear innocent while being the opposite. → butter …   English new terms dictionary

  • butter — ► NOUN ▪ a pale yellow fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking. ► VERB 1) spread with butter. 2) (butter up) informal flatter (someone). ● look as if butter wouldn t melt in one s mouth Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • butter — n. & v. n. 1 a a pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking. b a substance of a similar consistency or appearance (peanut butter). 2 excessive flattery. v.tr. spread, cook, or serve with butter… …   Useful english dictionary

  • butter — noun a pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking. verb 1》 spread with butter. 2》 (butter someone up) informal flatter someone. Phrases look as if butter wouldn t melt in one s mouth informal… …   English new terms dictionary

  • mouth — See: BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN ONE S MOUTH, BUTTER WOULDN T MELT IN ONE S MOUTH, BY WORD OF MOUTH, DOWN IN THE DUMPS or DOWN IN THE MOUTH, FOAM AT THE MOUTH, HEART IN ONE S MOUTH, KEEP ONE S MOUTH SHUT, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mouth — See: born with a silver spoon in one s mouth, butter wouldn t melt in one s mouth, by word of mouth, down in the dumps or down in the mouth, foam at the mouth, heart in one s mouth, keep one s mouth shut, laugh on the wrong side of one s mouth,… …   Словарь американских идиом

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