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Definition of lather verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    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.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lather