One who is of weak in nature; soft; or is harmless. The term can be used in the phrase of expressing a demeaning weakness about a person or person's character. In masculine use, Butter Cup can mean someone who is lacking confidence, and/or is of feminine qualities. In female use, Butter cup can mean a softer side of characteristics, such as with the similar words like honey, sweetie, or baby.- 2016
Chase. Quit being such a buttercup. Love, Uncle Al.