Definitions for lather

Definitions for (noun) lather

Main entry: lather

Definition: the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse)

Main entry: soapsuds, lather, suds

Definition: the froth produced by soaps or detergents

Main entry: lather

Definition: a workman who puts up laths

Main entry: stew, swither, sweat, lather, fret

Definition: agitation resulting from active worry

Usage: don't get in a stew; he's in a sweat about exams

Definitions for (verb) lather

Main entry: soap, lather

Definition: rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning

Main entry: lather

Definition: exude sweat or lather

Usage: this unfit horse lathers easily

Main entry: lather

Definition: form a lather

Usage: The shaving cream lathered

Main entry: slash, welt, whip, lash, lather, strap, trounce, flog

Definition: beat severely with a whip or rod

Usage: The teacher often flogged the students; The children were severely trounced

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