Definition of Slather

1. Verb. Spread thickly. "They slather butter on the bread"; "I can't eat bagels without slathering them with cream cheese"

Generic synonyms: Spread



Definition of Slather

1. Noun. (usually in the plural) A generous or abundant quantity. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To spread something thickly on something else; to coat well. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive often followed by (term with)) To apply generously upon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slather

1. to spread thickly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slather

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

Literary usage of Slather

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1. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1913)
"6d., of the estate of John slather, which he accepted as full satisfaction of the 100H. owing him from said slather or Elizabeth his wife, the latter being ..."

2. The Struggles (social, Financial and Political) of Petroleum V. Nasby [pseud by David Ross Locke (1872)
"The Deekin wuz put onto the stand, and testified ez follows : — " Wuz in Bascom'a grocery a playin seven up for'the drinks with Deekin slather. ..."

3. A Student's Pastime: Being a Select Series of Articles Reprinted from "Notes by Walter William Skeat (1896)
"Similarly slare is for sladder or slather. Halliwell gives ' slather, to slip or slide (Cheshire); ..."

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