AskDefine | Define butty

Dictionary Definition

butty n : a sandwich; "a bacon butty"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Shortened from buttered sandwich or bun etc.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A sandwich.
    bacon butty

Extensive Definition

Butty may refer to:
  • Butty, a dumb (unpowered) boat towed on the British canal systems by a powered narrowboat
  • Butty (sandwich), a sandwich which has butter spread on the bread (British slang)
  • Raking in a sum of money from a (possibly illegal) deal, "I'll make a butty on this one" in English slang.
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