An example of to slather is to put half a tub of cream cheese on a bagel.
Origin of slather; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- to cover or spread thickly
- to use or use up in a lavish or wasteful way
transitive verbslath·ered, slath·er·ing, slath·ers Informal
nounoften slathers Informal
Origin of slatherOrigin unknown.
(third-person singular simple present slathers, present participle slathering, simple past and past participle slathered)