[ lath-uh-ree ]
/ ˈlæð ə ri /


consisting of, covered with, or capable of producing lather.

Origin of lathery

First recorded in 1795–1805; lather1 + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for lathery

  • Drake paused in his apportionment, and a sleigh came swiftly round the turn, the horse loping and lathery.

  • That gentleman called a lathery greeting from the bathroom where he was shaving.

    Battling the Clouds|Captain Frank Cobb
  • Requiring an assistant at his lathery trade he applied to the penitentiary on Ile de Nou.

  • When they finally escaped, the two Sioux slid from the lathery pony, and looked searchingly into each other's eyes.

    White Otter|Elmer Russell Gregor