Definition of Moither

1. v. t. To perplex; to confuse.



2. v. i. To toil; to labor.

Definition of Moither

1. Verb. (Yorkshire) (dialect) to bother or harass ¹

2. Verb. (UK dialect) To toil; to labour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moither

1. to confuse [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: confuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moither

moisturise
moisturised
moisturiser
moisturisers
moisturises
moisturising
moisturization
moisturize
moisturized
moisturizer
moisturizers
moisturizes
moisturizing
moisty
moit
moither (current term)
moithered
moithering
moithers
moits
mojado
mojados
mojarra
mojarras
mojibake
mojito
mojitos
mojo
mojoes
mojos

Literary usage of Moither

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"moither, (1) to worry. (2) to be delirious. See Wedgwood. ''E's mighty simple this marnin' ..."

2. Leicestershire Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans (1881)
"Miss, sb. the eldest daughter. ' If miss woon't, non o' the yoong uns will.' Mither (pron. moither), va to puzzle; perplex; 'bother;' confuse; daze; ..."

3. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by John Drummond Robertson (1890)
"... Mither (prmi. moither), va to puzzle ; perplex ; ' bother ; ' confuse ; daze ; render stupid. ... moither, va, iq Mither, ..."

4. Salopian Shreds and Patches (1877)
"One or two words have lately suggested themselves as exclusively Salopian, viz., moither, v., to unsettle or disturb the ... To moither is to be confused or ..."

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