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lather

lath·er

lather

pronunciation:
lae thr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: foam made by soap or detergent mixed in water.
synonyms:
foam, froth
similar words:
bubbles, scum, suds
definition 2: foam-like sweat on a horse or other animal during heavy work or exercise.
synonyms:
foam
similar words:
froth, perspiration, sweat
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: lathered, lathering, lathers
definition 1: to form a lather.
The new shampoo lathers well.
synonyms:
foam, froth
definition 2: to coat or cover with lather.
He lathered his face before he shaved.
synonyms:
soap
similar words:
cream, froth
derivations: lathery (adj.), latherer (n.)