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〔 ˋlæðZ 〕


〔 ˊlɑːðә,ˊlæðә 〕

Overview of noun lather

The noun lather has 4 senses

  • soapsuds, suds, lather -- (the froth produced by soaps or detergents)

  • fret, stew, sweat, lather, swither -- (agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams")

  • lather -- (a workman who puts up laths)

  • lather -- (the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse))

Overview of verb lather

The verb lather has 4 senses

  • flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce -- (beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced")

  • lather -- (form a lather; "The shaving cream lathered")

  • lather -- (exude sweat or lather; "this unfit horse lathers easily")

  • soap, lather -- (rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning)