Pother meaning

pŏthər
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A state of nervous activity; a fuss.
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A cloud of smoke or dust that chokes or smothers.
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To make confused; trouble; worry.
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To be overly concerned with trifles; fuss.
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(archaic) A choking cloud of smoke, dust, etc.
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An uproar, commotion, fuss, etc.
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To fuss or bother.
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(intransitive) To make a bustle or stir; to be fussy.
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A commotion; a disturbance.
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Origin of pother

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin uncertain. Compare Dutch peuteren (“to rummage, poke"), and English potter, pudder.

    From Wiktionary