"Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth". What does this expression mean?
Nov 29, 2014 6:36 PM
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It means he looks very innocent,as if he could do nothing wrong.
November 29, 2014
If someone looks as though 'butter wouldn't melt in his/her mouth' means that a person seems to be very pure and innocent and incapable of doing something bad. Originally it did mean that a person was aloof and cold, however the more modern meaning is the first one. Do you know what ' a wolf in sheep's clothing'?....this is a person who looks nice, but they are very dangerous. A wolf in sheep's clothing might look as though butter would not melt in his mouth! :)
November 29, 2014
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