get in a lather

Definition of get in a lather

:to get upset
  • Don't get in a lather about something so unimportant.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

lather play
  1. : a foam or froth formed when a detergent (such as soap) is agitated in water

  2. : foam or froth from profuse sweating (as on a horse)

  3. : an agitated or overwrought state : dither

  1. : to spread lather over

  2. : to beat severely : flog

  3. : to form a lather or a froth like lather


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