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lather

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lather

  1. 1 a light mass of fine bubbles formed in or on a liquid she worked the shampoo into a lather before rubbing it into her pet dog's coat Synonyms of lather froth, head, foam, spume, suds, surfWords Related to lather mousse; mist, spindrift, spray; scum

  2. 2 a state of nervous or irritated concern he worked himself into a lather waiting for the results of the AIDS test Synonyms of lather dither, fluster, fuss, huff, fret, pother, stew, sweat, swelter, swivet, tizzy, twitterWords Related to lather bother, dudgeon, pique; alarm (also alarum), hand-wringing, panic; ado, agitation, delirium, distraction, furor, hysteria, uproar; nervous breakdown


lather

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lather

  1. to strike repeatedly the flinty rancher did not hesitate to lather a recalcitrant horse Synonyms of lather bash, baste, bat, batter, belabor, belt, birch, bludgeon, buffet, bung up, club, curry, do, drub, fib [British], flog, hammer, hide, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lash, beat, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, punch out, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, thresh, thump, tromp, wallop, whale, whip, whop (or whap), whup, work overWords Related to lather assail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on or upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on or upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp; blackjack, cane, cowhide, flagellate, fustigate, horsewhip, leather, pistol-whip, rawhide, scourge, strap; gore, lacerate, wound; maim, mangle, mutilate



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