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lather
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lather /'lɑ:ðə/
  • danh từ
    • bọt (xà phòng, nước)
    • mồ hôi (ngựa)
      • horse all in a lather: ngựa đẫm mồ hôi
    • (nghĩa bóng) trạng thái bị kích động, trạng thái sục sôi
    • ngoại động từ
      • xoa xà phòng, xát xà phòng, làm cho sủi bọt
      • (từ lóng) đánh quật
      • nội động từ
        • sùi bọt, có bọt
          • soap does not lather well: xà phòng không bọt lắm
        • đổ mồ hôi (ngựa)
      Thesaurus Dictionary
      n.
      1 suds, froth, foam:
      He spread lather on his face and began to shave.
      2 sweat; dither, fuss, pother, flutter, Colloq tizzy, state, flap:
      He got into a real lather when he missed the train.
      v.
      3 soap (up); foam, froth:
      The barber lathered my chin thoroughly.
      4 thrash, beat, belabour, maul, drub, flog, whack, pummel, buffet, whip, flail, lash:
      If he dared to swear, his father would lather him.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun [U, sing.] a white mass of small bubbles that is produced by mixing soap with water: to work up a good lather
      Idioms: get into a lather
      work yourself into a lather (BrE, informal) to get anxious or angry about sth, especially when it is not necessary: Calm down-don't work yourself into a lather about it.
      in a lather (BrE, informal) in a nervous, angry or excited state: Dad was in a right lather about something.
      + verb
      1 [VN] to cover sth with lather: I lathered my face and started to shave.
      2 [V] to produce lather: Soap does not lather well in hard water.


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