how to pronounce butterscotch

/ˈbʌtɚsˌkɑːtʃ/

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butterscotch is pronounced in three syllables

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bʌtɚskɑːtʃ

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An example use of butterscotch in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of butterscotch

noun:

  1. A hard candy made from butter, brown sugar, syrup and vanilla.
  2. A sauce or syrup made of similar ingredients.
  3. A light brown colour, like that of butterscotch candy.

adjective:

  1. Of a light brown colour, like that of butterscotch candy.
  2. Having the flavour of butterscotch.

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