how to pronounce slather


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the above transcription of slather 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.

slather is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of coconut oil slather my hair in it …”

meanings of slather


  1. To squander.
  2. To apply generously upon.
  3. To spread something thickly on something else; to coat well.


  1. Drool (especially if abundant).
  2. A thick sauce or spread that is to be slathered (spread thickly) onto food.
  3. A generous or abundant quantity.

slather frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slather occurs in english on average 0.9 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 slather 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 slather can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with slather


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