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How to Pronounce slather?

Correct pronunciation for the word "slather" is [slˈaðə], [slˈaðə], [s_l_ˈa_ð_ə].

"Slather" in context

Slather is an old English verb which means to spread something over a surface with a vigorous motion. Slather is most commonly used to describe the act of spreading a thick layer of butter, jam, honey or cream over a surface such as toast or a scone. It can also be used for things such as lotions, creams and moisturizers and even for certain food sauces. Slathering is a great way to ensure the surface is evenly covered and has the most flavorful results. Slathering food items is a popular and common practice around the globe and is used in many different recipes.

What are similar-sounding words for slather?

Usage over time for slather:

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

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