how to pronounce lather


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the above transcription of lather is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lather is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lather in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that much and just lather this …”

meanings of lather


  1. Foam from profuse sweating, as of a horse.
  2. A state of agitation.
  3. The foam made by rapidly stirring soap and water.


  1. To beat or whip.
  2. To form lather or froth, as a horse does when profusely sweating.
  3. To cover with lather.

lather frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lather occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics lather can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that lather can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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