Meaning of “lather” in the English Dictionary

"lather" in British English

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lathernoun

uk /ˈlɑː.ðər/ us /ˈlæð.ɚ/

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)

"lather" in American English

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lathernoun [ U ]

us /ˈlæð·ər/

a mass of small white bubbles produced esp. when soap is mixed with water

lather
verb [ I/T ] us /ˈlæð·ər/

[ I ] I lathered and shaved quickly.

(Definition of “lather” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)