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  1. lather

    • IPA[ˈlaT͟Hər]

    美式

    • n.
      a frothy white mass of bubbles produced by soap or a similar cleansing substance when mixed with water;heavy sweat visible on a horse's coat as a white foam.
    • v.
      (with reference to soap or a similar cleansing substance) form or cause to form a frothy white mass of bubbles;rub soap onto (a part of the body) until a lather is produced
    • verb: lather, 3rd person present: lathers, gerund or present participle: lathering, past tense: lathered, past participle: lathered

    • noun: lather, plural noun: lathers

    • 釋義

    名詞

    動詞

    • 1. (with reference to soap or a similar cleansing substance) form or cause to form a frothy white mass of bubbles soap will not lather in hard water
    • rub soap onto (a part of the body) until a lather is produced she was lathering herself languidly beneath the shower
    • 2. cover something with liberal amounts of (a substance) she lathered a slice of toast with butter
    • 3. (of a horse) be covered with sweat the old mare was lathered and I decided it was time for a rest
    • Northern English informal (of a person) be hot and sweaty It feels like 40C. I'm lathered!
    • 4. informal thrash (someone) my mother caught me by the back of the neck and lathered me up the steps