adjective see lather I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lathery — [lāthər ē] adj. made of, covered with, or capable of forming lather …   English World dictionary

  • lathery — adjective Resembling or covered in lather, foamy. This new shaving cream isnt as lathery as the old stuff, there just arent as many bubbles to be had …   Wiktionary

  • lathery — /ladh euh ree/, adj. consisting of, covered with, or capable of producing lather. [1795 1805; LATHER1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lathery — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sudsy, foamy, bubbly; see frothy 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Consisting of or resembling foam: foamy, frothy, spumous, spumy, sudsy, yeasty. See SOLID …   English dictionary for students

  • lathery — adj. foamy; containing foam; covered with lather …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lathery — adj foamy, frothy; soapy, sudsy, soap sudsy, bubbly …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lathery — lath·ery …   English syllables

  • lathery — /ˈlæðəri/ (say ladhuhree) adjective consisting of, covered with, or capable of producing lather. {lather1 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • lathery — adjective resembling lather or covered with lather • Syn: ↑sudsy • Pertains to noun: ↑suds (for: ↑sudsy), ↑lather • Derivationally related forms: ↑lather …   Useful english dictionary

  • foamy — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. bubbly, creamy, lathery; see frothy 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. frothy, lathery, fizzy, bubbly, effervescent, spumy, soapy, sudsy, creamy. ANT.: flat, uncarbonated III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective… …   English dictionary for students

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