Lather definition

n 1: the froth produced by soaps or detergents [syn: soapsuds,
suds, lather]
2: agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew";
"he's in a sweat about exams" [syn: fret, stew, sweat,
lather, swither]
3: a workman who puts up laths
4: the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse)
v 1: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often
flogged the students"; "The children were severely
trounced" [syn: flog, welt, whip, lather, lash,
slash, strap, trounce]
2: form a lather; "The shaving cream lathered"
3: exude sweat or lather; "this unfit horse lathers easily"
4: rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning [syn:
soap, lather]
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