Definitions For Butterfly


  • A swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
  • Diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
  • A kind of insect that has a long thin body and brightly colored wings and that flies mostly during the day
  • A person who goes to many parties and other social events
  • A way of swimming in which the swimmer's face is in the water and the arms move together in a circular motion while the legs kick up and down ; also : a race in which the swimmers do the butterfly


  • Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
  • Cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking
  • Flutter like a butterfly
  • To cut (food) into two pieces that are joined along one edge so that it can be spread apart for cooking

Is Butterfly a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Butterfly is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Butterfly in a Sentence

  • They competed in the butterfly.
  • Butterfly the chicken before roasting.

Synonyms for Butterfly

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