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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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