Definition of lather verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    lather

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈlæðər//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lather
     
    he / she / it lathers
     
    past simple lathered
     
    -ing form lathering
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive] lather something to cover something with lather I lathered my face and started to shave.
  2. 2[intransitive] to produce lather Soap does not lather well in hard water.
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