What does butterfingers mean?

Definitions for butterfingers
ˈbʌt ərˌfɪŋ gɛrzbut·terfin·gers

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word butterfingers.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. butterfingersnoun

    someone who drops things (especially one who cannot catch a ball)


  1. butterfingersnoun

    someone who is clumsy or uncoordinated; a klutz; someone who tends to drop things

    I am such a butterfingers. That's the third drink I've spilled today.

  2. Etymology: From butter (a slippery substance) + finger


  1. butterfingers

    A person who frequently drops or clumslesly handles objects; a clumsy or careless person.


  1. Butterfingers

    Butterfingers were an Australian hip hop group from Brisbane, Queensland. Most of their releases are on their own label, Valley Trash Records.

Suggested Resources

  1. butterfingers

    Song lyrics by butterfingers -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by butterfingers on the Lyrics.com website.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce butterfingers?

How to say butterfingers in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of butterfingers in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of butterfingers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for butterfingers

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for butterfingers »


Find a translation for the butterfingers definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"butterfingers." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 22 Sep. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/butterfingers>.

Discuss these butterfingers definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for butterfingers? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    an attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
    • A. descant
    • B. caddie
    • C. abet
    • D. knead

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for butterfingers: