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verb [transitive] informal     slather pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleslathering
past tenseslathered
past participleslathered
  1. to put a lot of a soft thick substance on a surface, or to cover something with such a substance
    slather on/over:

    Creamy onion sauce is slathered over lightly boiled eggs.

    slather someone/something with something:

    She slathered herself with suntan oil.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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