how to pronounce butler


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butler is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of butler


  1. An Anglicized form of the French Boutilier, Boutillier, Bouthillier surname of similar derivation.
  2. A location in the United States of America.
  3. An English and Irish occupational surname​, for someone who was a butler or wine servant.
  4. A surname​.
  5. A placename.
  6. Ellipsis of Butler River.
  7. Ellipsis of Butler County.
  8. A location in Australia.
  9. A location in Canada.


  1. The chief male servant of a household who has charge of other employees, receives guests, directs the serving of meals, and performs various personal services.
  2. A valet, a male personal attendant.
  3. A manservant having charge of wines and liquors.


  1. To buttle, to dispense wines or liquors; to take the place of a butler.

butler frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word butler occurs in english on average 7.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that butler can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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