lathery

lathery

[lath-uh-ree]
adjective
consisting of, covered with, or capable of producing lather.

Origin:
1795–1805; lather1 + -y1

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lather (ˈlɑːðə, ˈlæ-)
 
n
1.  foam or froth formed by the action of soap or a detergent in water
2.  foam formed by other liquid, such as the sweat of a horse
3.  informal a state of agitation or excitement
 
vb
4.  to coat or become coated with lather
5.  (intr) to form a lather
 
[Old English lēathor soap; related to Old Norse lauthr foam]
 
'lathery
 
adj

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