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Synonyms for lather
ˈlæð ərlath·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soapsuds, suds, lathernoun

    the froth produced by soaps or detergents

    Synonyms:
    swither, sweat, soapsuds, fret, suds, stew

  2. fret, stew, sweat, lather, swithernoun

    agitation resulting from active worry

    "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"

    Synonyms:
    elbow grease, suds, fret, effort, swither, sweat, stew, perspiration, worn spot, sudor, travail, soapsuds, exertion, key pattern

  3. lathernoun

    a workman who puts up laths

    Synonyms:
    sweat, soapsuds, stew, suds, fret, swither

  4. latherverb

    the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse)

    Synonyms:
    sweat, soapsuds, stew, suds, fret, swither

  5. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounceverb

    beat severely with a whip or rod

    "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"

    Synonyms:
    lambast, chide, welt, whip, convulse, crush, vanquish, blister, beat out, thresh, rack up, scald, strap, slash, beat, reproof, trounce, flog, berate, jactitate, chew out, cut down, have words, lambaste, thresh about, bawl out, dress down, thrash about, take to task, worst, chew up, call down, cane, thrash, toss, soap, reprimand, scold, lash, mop up, rebuke, whisk, jaw, rag, gash, pip, call on the carpet, remonstrate, lecture, shell

  6. latherverb

    form a lather

    "The shaving cream lathered"

    Synonyms:
    slash, whip, soap, flog, trounce, lash, welt, strap

  7. latherverb

    exude sweat or lather

    "this unfit horse lathers easily"

    Synonyms:
    slash, whip, soap, flog, trounce, lash, welt, strap

  8. soap, latherverb

    rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning

    Synonyms:
    slash, whip, soap, trounce, flog, lash, welt, strap

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lathernoun

    Synonyms:
    foam (of soap and water), froth

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How to use lather in a sentence?

  1. Matt Sandgren:

    Senator Orrin G. Hatch personified the American Dream, born the son of a carpenter and plaster lather, he overcame the poverty of his youth to become a United States Senator. With the hardships of his upbringing always fresh in his mind, he made it his life's mission to expand freedom and opportunity for others — and the results speak for themselves. From tax and trade to religious liberty and healthcare, few legislators have had a greater impact on American life than Senator Orrin G. Hatch.

  2. Paradi Mirmirani:

    Sulfates have been shown to be irritating to eyes and skin in some studies, but just because a shampoo is sulfate-free, that doesn’t mean it’s less likely to irritate: Many sulfate-free shampoos that still lather have other detergents in them.

  3. Matt Sandgren:

    Born the son of a carpenter and plaster lather, he overcame the poverty of his youth to become a United States Senator. With the hardships of his upbringing always fresh in his mind, he made it his life's mission to expand freedom and opportunity for others — and the results speak for themselves. From tax and trade to religious liberty and healthcare, few legislators have had a greater impact on American life than Senator Orrin G. Hatch.

  4. Paul Maurice:

    The interview process was wonderful, i don’t know how much time you spend with Bill, but he can jack you up about hockey in about 15 minutes, right? So, I’m in a lather an hour into the meeting and ready to go. And that’s what drives me, and that’s what I love. Really smart, passionate people that want to put on not just a great game, but a great program for the community.


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