Slather meaning

slăthər
To use or use up in a lavish or wasteful way.
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(usually in the plural) A generous or abundant quantity.
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To slather is defined as to spread or spear a large amount of something.

An example of to slather is to put half a tub of cream cheese on a bagel.

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A great amount.

Slathers of money.

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A large amount; a lot.
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To cover or spread thickly.
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(cooking) A thick sauce or spread that is to be slathered (spread thickly) onto food.
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To spread something thickly on something else; to coat well.

I slathered jam on my toast.

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(often followed by with) To apply generously upon.

I slathered my toast with jam.

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Drool (especially if abundant).
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Origin of slather

  • Origin unknown

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