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English noun: pother

1. pother (state) an excited state of agitation

SamplesHe was in a dither.
There was a terrible flap about the theft.

Synonymsdither, flap, fuss, tizzy

Broader (hypernym)agitation

English verb: pother

1. pother (emotion) make upset or troubled

ExamplesThe bad news will pother him

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, rouse, turn on

2. pother (emotion) make a fuss; be agitated

Synonymsdither, flap

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)fret, fuss, niggle

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