butterfingers (plural butterfingers) (informal) Someone who is clumsy or uncoordinated; a klutz; someone who tends to drop things.
noun, plural but·ter·fin·gers. (used with a singular verb) a person who frequently drops things; clumsy person.
One may also ask, who invented the term butter fingers? Passing over contenders like ‘slow-coach’ and ‘cloak and dagger’ I alighted on ‘butterfingers‘, which several authorities say was invented by Dickens. Not quite a phrase but, as it was coined as the hyphenated ‘butter–fingers‘, it’s close enough.
Besides, why is a Butterfinger called a Butterfinger?
THE NAME WAS SUBMITTED IN A PUBLIC CONTEST. Around the same time, sportscasters had started using the term “butterfinger” to describe players who were unable to keep a hold on the ball. A Chicago man who was a self-described klutz submitted the name.
What are the ingredients in Butterfingers?
Ingredients Corn Syrup, Sugar, Peanuts, Vegetable Oil (Palm Kernel and Palm Oil), Peanut Flour, Nonfat Milk, and Less than 2% of Cocoa, Milk, Salt, Yellow Corn Flour, Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor, Annatto Color.
What does it mean to be buttered up?
butter someone up. To praise or flatter someone excessively: “Percy was always buttering up the boss, so he was surprised when he failed to get a promotion.”
What does on all accounts mean?
From all reports available, from what everyone is saying. For example, By all accounts the party was a great success, or They spent a fortune on their cruise, according to all accounts. These phrases rely on account in the sense of “a particular report or description of some event.” [ Late 1700s]
What is the meaning of piece of cake?
The saying “a piece of cake” means something that’s simple to accomplish. The Americanism cakewalk, used to mean “something easy,” came first, in the 1860’s — piece of cake wasn’t used until around 1936. Both cake and pie have a long history in the United States as metaphors for things that come easily.
Are you getting cold feet?
Apprehension or doubt strong enough to prevent a planned course of action. To “have cold feet” is to be too fearful to undertake or complete an action. A wave of timidity or fearfulness. Loss or lack of courage or confidence.
What is the oldest candy bar?
The Chocolate Cream bar created by Joseph Fry in 1866 is the oldest candy bar in the world. Although Fry was the first to start pressing chocolate into bar molds in 1847, the Chocolate Cream was the first mass-produced and widely available candy bar.
What is the orange stuff in a Butterfinger?
The orange stuff is our own peanut butter mixed w/ cooked sugar candy, folded into thin layers.
Why were Butterfinger BB’s discontinued?
The low melting point of the chocolate meant that each time you’d reach into the bag your hands would come out covered in chocolate, but no one seemed to care. They were discontinued in 2006. After much uproar, Butterfinger Bites were introduced in 2009, but they’re just not the same.
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Are Butterfingers good for you?
Lower in sugar and fat than many of its counterparts, Butterfingers make for a good choice. Well, unless you hate when treats get stuck in your teeth.
Are Butterfingers vegetarian?
These Vegan Butterfingers are sweet, salty, and just a little bit crunchy. With only 5 ingredients and 1 kitchen appliance needed, these Vegan Butterfingers are a snap to make (and even easier to eat!) What gives these Vegan Butterfingers their crunch is the surprise addition of corn flakes!
Are Butterfingers kosher?
Note: if you cannot find Butterfinger in the list, it might be, that it is not kosher or was not included in our databases.
Who came up with the word bored?
Boredom is one such word. While many people maintain that Charles Dickens invented the term boredom, this is not the case.