lather Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lather” in the English Dictionary

"lather" in British English

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uk   /ˈlɑː.ðər/  us   /ˈlæð.ɚ/
[S] a ​pale, usually ​white, ​mass of ​smallbubblesproducedespecially when ​soap is ​mixed with ​water: Wet the ​hair, ​applyshampoo, and ​massage into a ​rich lather. [U] smallbubbles of sweat on a horse's ​skin, ​produced by ​physicaleffort
adjective uk   us   /-i/

latherverb [I or T]

uk   /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 himself with the ​soap.
(Definition of lather from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lathernoun [U]

 us   /ˈlæð·ər/
a ​mass of ​smallwhitebubblesproduced esp. when ​soap is ​mixed with ​water
verb [I/T]  us   /ˈlæð·ər/
[I] I lathered and ​shavedquickly.
(Definition of lather from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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