mither

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mither

(ˈmɪðər)
n
a Scottish word for mother1

mither

(ˈmaɪðə)
vb
(intr) dialect Northern English to fuss over or moan about something
[C17: of unknown origin]
Translations
importunarpreoccupar se de bagatelas
fazer tempestade em um copo d'águaimportunar
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"What exactly is the surprise at the foot of the stairs?" "There isn't one." "So what is the surprise?" "Well our Ashley is usually all mouth and trousers, a big girl's blouse, like, but he's only gone and brayed Big Eric on't lug 'oil for mithering our Alice.
Our constant mithering is a source of wonderment to our colonial cousins across the pond.
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I love the idea of Charlie mithering politicians about the issues they clearly don't give a monkey's about.
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So stop your mithering and man up!" So I'm manned-up and here I am, at my desk as per usual, and what strikes me (apart from the rosy tint in my delirium-driven glasses) is quite how much I'd like me to make me a bed on the sofa, bring me a comic, warm Ribena and cold, carefully folded flannels, and most of all - and I can't tell you quite how much I crave this - cook me a 1960s steak and kidney pie out of a tin.
I suspect Cornishmen and women really do spend time in pubs muttering into their pints (pronounced points), generally mithering about the English.
Then I could spend another few years listening to you idiots moaning and whingeing, and mithering on about something you know nothing about.
She returned to the festival the next day with Smith and friends but ignored calls from Alex who she felt was "mithering" her.
His new show is entitled Life is Pain, so expect plenty of middle-aged mithering.