a lather

informal a state of agitation or nervous excitement.
lather

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Läther — Álbum de Frank Zappa Publicación 24 de septiembre de 1996 Grabación 1972/1976 Género(s) Rock progresivo, art rock, j …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lather — Lath er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lathered} (l[a^][th] [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lathering}.] [AS. l[=e][eth]rian to lather, anoint. See {Lather}, n. ] To spread over with lather; as, to lather the face. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lather — Läther Läther est un album posthume de Frank Zappa sorti le 24 septembre 1996. Sommaire 1 Histoire 2 Liste de titres 2.1 Disque 1 2.2 Disque 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Läther — Album par Frank Zappa Sortie Septembre 1996 Enregistrement 1969 à 1976 Genre Rock Producteur Frank Zappa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lather — ► NOUN 1) a frothy white mass of bubbles produced by soap when mixed with water. 2) heavy sweat visible on a horse s coat as a white foam. 3) (a lather) informal a state of agitation or nervous excitement. ► VERB 1) form or cause to form a lather …   English terms dictionary

  • Lather — Lath er, v. i. To form lather, or a froth like lather; to accumulate foam from profuse sweating, as a horse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lather (song) — Lather is a song by the American rock band Jefferson Airplane. It is the opening track on the 1968 album Crown of Creation . Its lyrics are about a man, given the name Lather, who just turned 30 years old and realizes he can no longer act… …   Wikipedia

  • Lather — may refer to:*Foam, a substance formed by gas bubbles trapped in a liquid or solid *Läther (pronounced leather ), a Frank Zappa album *Lather, a song by Jefferson Airplane …   Wikipedia

  • Lather, rinse, repeat — is a phrase that is a common part of the instructions on shampoo bottles. It is sometimes also used as a humorous way of saying that a certain set of instructions should be repeated until an explicit or implicit goal is reached, or as sardonic… …   Wikipedia

  • lather — [n1] bubbles cream, foam, froth, head, soap, soapsuds, spume, suds, yeast; concepts 260,437 lather [n2] commotion, fuss agitation, bustle, clamor, confusion, dither, fever, flap*, fluster, hassle, hoopla*, hubbub*, hullabaloo*, state, stew*,… …   New thesaurus

  • lather — [lath′ər] n. [ME < OE leathor, washing soda or soap, akin to ON lauthr, washing soda, foam < IE * loutro < base * lou , to LAVE1] 1. the foam or froth formed by soap or other detergent in water 2. foamy sweat, as that on a racehorse ☆ 3 …   English World dictionary

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