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lather

 
Noun lather has 4 senses
  1. soapsuds, suds, lather - the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    --1 is a kind of foam, froth
    --1 has particulars: shaving cream, shaving soap
    Derived forms: verb lather4, verb lather3, verb lather1
  2. fret, stew, sweat, lather, swither - agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
    --2 is a kind of agitation
  3. lather - a workman who puts up laths
    --3 is a kind of
    workman, working man, working person
  4. lather - the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse)
    --4 is a kind of
    foam, froth
    Derived forms: verb lather4, verb lather3
Verb lather has 4 senses
  1. lather - cover with soap; "lather your body when you shower"
    --1 is one way to
    cover
    Derived form: noun lather1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
    --2 is one way to beat, beat up, work over
    Sample sentence:
    They want to lather the prisoners
  3. lather - form a lather; "The shaving cream lathered"
    --3 is one way to
    foam, froth, fizz, effervesce, sparkle
    Derived forms: noun lather4, noun lather1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. soap, lather - rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning
    --4 is one way to cleanse, clean
    Derived forms: noun lather4, noun lather1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he lather his foot?
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