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pother

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noun poth·er \ˈpä-thər\

Definition of pother

  1. 1 a :  a confused or fidgety flurry of activity :  commotion b :  agitated talk or controversy usually over a trivial matter

  2. 2 :  a choking cloud of dust or smoke

  3. 3 :  mental turmoil



Examples of pother

  1. <always in a pother over the state of her garden>

  2. <the pother of city traffic that commuters face every day>



Origin of pother

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1591

Rhymes with pother


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pother

verb poth·er

Definition of pother

poth·eredpoth·er·ing play \ˈpä-thə-riŋ, ˈpäth-riŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put into a pother

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to be in a pother



1692

First Known Use of pother

1692


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