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EtymologyEdit

butter +‎ fingers, suggesting that someone is clumsy and drops things because their hands are coated in slippery butter.

NounEdit

butterfingers (plural butterfingers)

  1. (informal) Someone who is clumsy or uncoordinated; a klutz; someone who tends to drop things.
    I am such a butterfingers. That's the third drink I've spilled today.

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