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How to Pronounce pother?

Correct pronunciation for the word "pother" is [pˈʌðə], [pˈʌðə], [p_ˈʌ_ð_ə].

"Pother" in context

Pother is a form of communication used to emphasise a point. It has its roots in both Middle and Old English and is used in a variety of contexts, from informal conversations to academic debates. Pother can be used to make a point stronger, to convey emotion or even to add humour to a situation. It can also indicate an emotional response or express confusion or be used ironically.

Its use over time has also varied from region to region, with traditional dialects using it in a very different way from more standard English. It is often used for emphasis or to fill pauses when someone is speaking or express shock or disbelief.

What are similar-sounding words for pother?

Usage over time for pother:

This graph shows how "pother" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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