Meaning of “be in/get into a lather” in the English Dictionary

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"be in/get into a lather" in British English

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be in/get into a lather

informal

to be or become very worried or nervous about something:

She was in a lather when I left because she couldn't find her ticket.
It's not worth getting into a lather over.

(Definition of “be in/get into a lather” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)