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verb [transitive] informal slather pronunciation in American English /ˈslæðər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslather
he/she/itslathers
present participleslathering
past tenseslathered
past participleslathered

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  1. to put a lot of a soft thick substance on a surface, or to cover something with such a substance
    slather on/over:

    Onion sauce is slathered over lightly boiled eggs.

    slather someone/something with something:

    She slathered herself with suntan oil.

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