Idiom of the Week: Butterfingers

Meaning: A name for someone who drops something.


When I dropped my coffee someone yelled, “Nice one, butterfingers!”

I’m such a butterfingers. I’ve already broken three of my new wine glasses.

He loves to play football, but he’s a butterfingers.


Pop Quiz:

In which profession is it dangerous to be a butterfingers?

A. Surgeon

B. Teacher

C. Butter Salesperson

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is A. If you drop a scalpel or something else during an operation, that can spell trouble for a patient!

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