pother

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poth·er

 (pŏth′ər)
n.
1. A commotion; a disturbance.
2. A state of nervous activity; a fuss.
3. A cloud of smoke or dust that chokes or smothers.
v. poth·ered, poth·er·ing, poth·ers
v.tr.
To make confused; trouble; worry.
v.intr.
To be overly concerned with trifles; fuss.

[Origin unknown.]

pother

(ˈpɒðə)
n
1. a commotion, fuss, or disturbance
2. a choking cloud of smoke, dust, etc
vb
to make or be troubled or upset
[C16: of unknown origin]

poth•er

(ˈpɒð ər)

n.
1. commotion; uproar.
2. a heated discussion, debate, or argument.
3. a choking or suffocating cloud, as of smoke or dust.
v.t., v.i.
4. to worry; bother.
[1585–95; orig. uncertain]

pother


Past participle: pothered
Gerund: pothering

Imperative
pother
pother
Present
I pother
you pother
he/she/it pothers
we pother
you pother
they pother
Preterite
I pothered
you pothered
he/she/it pothered
we pothered
you pothered
they pothered
Present Continuous
I am pothering
you are pothering
he/she/it is pothering
we are pothering
you are pothering
they are pothering
Present Perfect
I have pothered
you have pothered
he/she/it has pothered
we have pothered
you have pothered
they have pothered
Past Continuous
I was pothering
you were pothering
he/she/it was pothering
we were pothering
you were pothering
they were pothering
Past Perfect
I had pothered
you had pothered
he/she/it had pothered
we had pothered
you had pothered
they had pothered
Future
I will pother
you will pother
he/she/it will pother
we will pother
you will pother
they will pother
Future Perfect
I will have pothered
you will have pothered
he/she/it will have pothered
we will have pothered
you will have pothered
they will have pothered
Future Continuous
I will be pothering
you will be pothering
he/she/it will be pothering
we will be pothering
you will be pothering
they will be pothering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pothering
you have been pothering
he/she/it has been pothering
we have been pothering
you have been pothering
they have been pothering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pothering
you will have been pothering
he/she/it will have been pothering
we will have been pothering
you will have been pothering
they will have been pothering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pothering
you had been pothering
he/she/it had been pothering
we had been pothering
you had been pothering
they had been pothering
Conditional
I would pother
you would pother
he/she/it would pother
we would pother
you would pother
they would pother
Past Conditional
I would have pothered
you would have pothered
he/she/it would have pothered
we would have pothered
you would have pothered
they would have pothered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pother - an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
agitation - a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
Verb1.pother - make upset or troubled
charge up, commove, agitate, rouse, excite, turn on, charge - cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
2.pother - make a fuss; be agitated
fret, fuss, niggle - worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"

pother

noun
Needless trouble:
verb
To worry over trifles:
Informal: take on.
Translations

pother

[ˈpɒðəʳ] Nlío m
all this pother!¡qué lío!
to make a pother about stharmar un lío a causa de algo

pother

n (old)Aufruhr m, → Wirbel m; to make a pother about somethingwegen etw (ein) Theater machen