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pother

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noun poth·er \ˈpä-thər\

Definition of pother

  1. 1a :  a confused or fidgety flurry of activity :  commotionb :  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 in a Sentence

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

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

Origin and Etymology of pother

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1591


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pother

verb poth·er

Definition of pother

pothered

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pothering

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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