Thesaurus

pother

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of pother

1 a state of nervous or irritated concern
  • always in a pother over the state of her garden

Synonyms for pother

Words Related to pother

2 a state of noisy, confused activity
  • the pother of city traffic that commuters face every day

Synonyms for pother

Words Related to pother

Near Antonyms for pother

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pother

Time Traveler for pother

Time Traveler

The first known use of pother was in 1591

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Pother.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pother. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on pother

Dictionary: Definition of pother

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with pother

Comments on pother

What made you want to look up pother? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!