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1. lather

noun. ['ˈlæðɝ'] the froth produced by soaps or detergents.

Synonyms

  • foam
  • shaving soap
  • soapsuds
  • shaving cream
  • froth

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dull
  • inflexibility
  • refresh

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Lather

  • smather
  • prather
  • wrather
  • sather
  • rather
  • mather
  • gather
  • cather
  • bather

Sentences with lather


1. Noun, singular or mass
Apply a thick lather of shaving gel or cream to further soften the hair and hydrate the skin.

2. Verb, base form
Remember to lather on sunscreen and wear a good pair of sunglasses in sunny weather.

3. Adjective, comparative
Apply a drop of two of shampoo to the mouse's fur and lather him.

Quotes about lather


1. Grandmother hates it when I do the "turkey dance."Basically, I lather my naked body in gravy and then spaz out on the kitchen floor. She just doesn't understand modern dance.
- Jarod Kintz, This is the story my great-grandfather told my father, who then told my grandfather, who then told me about how The Mythical Mr. Boo, Charles Manseur Fizzlebush Grissham III, better known as Mr. Fizzlebush, and Orafoura are all in fact me...

2. lather

noun. ['ˈlæðɝ'] a workman who puts up laths.

Synonyms

  • workingman
  • working man
  • workman

Antonyms

  • conformist
  • rested
  • nonwoody
  • take away

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. lather

verb. ['ˈlæðɝ'] exude sweat or lather.

Antonyms

  • soothe

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. lather

noun. ['ˈlæðɝ'] the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse).

Synonyms

  • foam

Antonyms

  • praise
  • unstrap

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lather

verb. ['ˈlæðɝ'] beat severely with a whip or rod.

Synonyms

  • beat up
  • trounce
  • strap
  • cowhide
  • flagellate
  • whip
  • beat
  • birch
  • work over
  • welt
  • flog
  • switch
  • slash
  • leather
  • horsewhip
  • lash
  • cat

Antonyms

  • dirtiness
  • septic
  • unfair
  • impure

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. lather

verb. ['ˈlæðɝ'] rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning.

Synonyms

  • clean
  • soap
  • lave
  • wash

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • man
  • woman
  • dullness

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. lather

verb. ['ˈlæðɝ'] form a lather.

Synonyms

  • foam
  • effervesce
  • froth
  • sparkle
  • fizz

Antonyms

  • contaminate
  • nazify
  • dirty
  • infect

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lather

noun. ['ˈlæðɝ'] agitation resulting from active worry.

Synonyms

  • stew
  • sweat
  • swither
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • veer
  • back

Etymology

  • lather (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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