Synonyms and Antonyms of bothers
- the whole household was in a bother, as our overnight guests were expected to arrive any minute
ados, alarums and excursions, ballyhoos, blathers, bluster, bobberies, bustles, clatters, clutters [chiefly dialect], coils, commotions, corroborees [Australian], disturbances, dos (or do's) [chiefly dialect], foofaraws, fun, furors, furores, fusses, helter-skelters, hoo-has (also hoo-hahs), hooplas, hubble-bubbles, hubbubs, hullabaloos, hurlies, hurly-burlies, hurricanes, hurry-scurries (or hurry-skurries), kerfuffles [chiefly British], moils, pandemoniums, pothers, rows, ruckuses, ructions, rumpuses, shindys (or shindies), splores [Scottish], squalls, stews, stirs, storms, to-dos, tumults, turmoils, uproars, welters, whirls, williwaws, zoos
- the woman next-door is such a bother—always dropping in at the most inopportune moments!
- returning damaged goods is a real bother
- never let his personal bothers interfere with his responsibilities at work
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