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butterfly /ˈbʌtɚˌflaɪ/  

  • noun
    plural -flies
    [count] :a kind of insect that has a long thin body and brightly colored wings and that flies mostly during the day - see color picture - compare moth
    [count] often disapproving :a person who goes to many parties and other social events
    a social butterfly
    [singular] :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
    swimmers doing the butterfly also;  :a race in which the swimmers do the butterfly
    They competed in the butterfly.
    butterflies [plural] informal :a nervous feeling in your stomach
    -flies; -flied; -flying
    [+ obj] :to cut (food) into two pieces that are joined along one edge so that it can be spread apart for cooking
    Butterfly the chicken before roasting.