Examples of pother in a Sentence
always in a pother over the state of her garden
the pother of city traffic that commuters face every day
Recent Examples of pother from the Web
Back to business after a month of neglecting the words of the week while addressing one pother after another.
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Origin and Etymology of pother
First Known Use: 1591See Words from the same year
Synonymsdither, fluster, fuss, huff, lather, fret, stew, sweat, swelter, swivet, tizzy, twitter
Related Wordsbother, dudgeon, pique; alarm (also alarum), hand-wringing, panic; ado, agitation, delirium, distraction, furor, hysteria, uproar; nervous breakdown
Near Antonymscalm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
First Known Use of pother
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