butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouth

used for saying that someone looks as if they are very good and would never do anything wrong, although in fact they would

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouth — butter wouldn’t melt in someone’s mouth phrase used for saying that someone looks as if they are very good and would never do anything wrong, although in fact they would Thesaurus: words used to describe dishonest people and behavioursynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouth — butter wouldn t melt in (someone s) mouth if butter wouldn t melt in someone s mouth, they look as if they would never do anything wrong although you think they would. She looks as though butter wouldn t melt in her mouth but I ve seen her… …   New idioms dictionary

  • butter wouldn't melt in mouth — butter wouldn t melt in (someone s) mouth if butter wouldn t melt in someone s mouth, they look as if they would never do anything wrong although you think they would. She looks as though butter wouldn t melt in her mouth but I ve seen her… …   New idioms dictionary

  • butter wouldn't melt in their mouth — If someone looks as if butter wouldn t melt in their mouth, they look very innocent …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • butter wouldn't melt in mouth —    If you say that someone looks as if butter wouldn t melt in their mouth,you mean that they look completely innocent, but that they are capable of doing unpleasant things.     The boy who stole the purse looked as if butter wouldn t melt in his …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • butter wouldn't melt in your mouth —    If you say that someone looks as if butter wouldn t melt in their mouth,you mean that they look completely innocent, but that they are capable of doing unpleasant things.     The boy who stole the purse looked as if butter wouldn t melt in his …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • butter wouldn't melt in their mouth —    If someone looks as if butter wouldn t melt in their mouth, they look very innocent.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • butter — but|ter1 [ bʌtər ] noun uncount ** a solid yellow food made from cream that you spread on bread or use in cooking: bread and butter a stick of butter salted/unsalted butter butter wouldn t melt in someone s mouth used for saying that although… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • butter — /ˈbʌtə / (say butuh) noun 1. the fatty portion of milk, separating as a soft whitish or yellowish solid when milk or cream is agitated or churned. 2. this substance, processed for cooking and table use. 3. any of various other spreads of similar… …   Australian English dictionary

  • butter — I UK [ˈbʌtə(r)] / US [ˈbʌtər] noun [uncountable] ** a solid yellow food made from cream that you spread on bread or use in cooking bread and butter a packet of butter salted/unsalted butter • butter wouldn t melt in someone s mouth See: bread and …   English dictionary

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