Definition of Slathering

1. Verb. (present participle of slather) ¹



2. Noun. The act of spreading thickly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slathering

1. slather [v] - See also: slather

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slathering

slate-gray
slate black
slate blue
slate club
slate gray
slate pencil
slate roof
slated
slatelike
slater
slaters
slates
slatey
slather
slathered
slathering (current term)
slatherings
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slatier
slatiest
slatily
slatiness
slatinesses
slating
slatings
slatko
slatless
slats
slatt
slatted

Literary usage of Slathering

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"He (the postman) coom slathering along, as though he'd half an hour to spare." SNIB, va var. pron. of " snub." " Them fox-terriers takes a deal of ..."

2. The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton: Based Chiefly Upon Original Family by Allan McLane Hamilton (1910)
"l\ in contrast to the new slathering in the twentieth •-•..:%. are evident in the New York newspapers of the day. 1 ":ijn »»e\ were even often stopped H> ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1851)
"... longing for one's kindred which steals over us after we have passed the boundary of middle life, slathering strength year by year, until with the au^'d ..."

4. Greatest Short Stories (1915)
"I always get off a slathering drive, and I've learned just the angle to pitch my second so that it will roll off the hill to the green. ..."

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