According to the UrbanDictionary website, butterface/butter face is an American slang for:

A girl who is hot, except for her (but her, butter) face.

Can you think of any common slang or playful words with that meaning in Russian?

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A closest pun I can remember: сзади - пионерка, спереди - пенсионерка, "a teenager from behind, an old lady from the front". It's mostly used for misleadingly-dressed elder women, but might indicate hot body and not-so-hot face.


There is no exact same slang word in Russian for that, but you can try крокодил.

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    «Крокодил» is for a woman who is ugly all over, not only for her face. Aug 14, 2016 at 18:59

Can't propose exact form, which means hot body and ugly face at the same time, but ugly girl may be described as страшная (literally scary, figuratively ugly). But this doesn't describe body attractiveness. So, maybe you need to do this additionally, like фигуристая, но страшная (has a slender figure/hot body but ugly).

  • "Уродина" used very often to describe girl/woman with ugly face.
    – Sergey
    Jul 11, 2016 at 7:44
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    So, "уродина, но с фигурой" (фигуристая уродина)
    – Sergey
    Jul 11, 2016 at 7:45

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