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slang A woman who has an ugly face but is otherwise appealing or attractive. The term is a play on the phrase "but her face" (as in, "everything is pretty but her face"). Yeah, she has a great body—too bad she's a butterface.
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n. a very ugly woman; a woman with everything just right but her face. Nice shape, but she’s a butterface.
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