1 foam or froth formed by the action of soap or a detergent in water
2 foam formed by other liquid, such as the sweat of a horse
3 Informal a state of agitation or excitement
4 to coat or become coated with lather
5 intr to form a lather
(Old English leathor soap; related to Old Norse lauthr foam)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
1 bubbles, foam, froth, soap, soapsuds, suds
2 (informal) dither (chiefly Brit.) fever, flap (informal) fluster, fuss, pother, state (informal) stew (informal) sweat, tizzy (informal) twitter (informal)
4 (informal) beat, cane, drub, flog, lambast(e), strike, thrash, whip
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