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English definition of “lather”

lather

verb [I or T]     /ˈlɑː.ðər/ US  /ˈlæð.ɚ/
to produce a lather from soap , or to cover something or someone in lather: He stood under the shower lathering him self with the soap .Toiletry and perfumesPersonal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
(Definition of lather verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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