verb (used with or without object)
Origin of pother
Examples from the Web for pother
You have wealth and therefore power, and you will become just such a dare-devil villain as the man who has caused all this pother.Dr. Dumany's Wife|Mr Jkai
But through all the pother he still dashed full at the man whose face he knew.The Firebrand|S. R. Crockett
Bobby, much bewildered by all this pother, could only mumble something about "smallpox," and "took mamma away with doctor."The Riverman|Stewart Edward White
Oh, now I know what this Great Seal is, that there's been such worry and pother about!
Dimly he foresaw the stir and pother there would be in the community.The Grandchildren of the Ghetto|Israel Zangwill
Word Origin for pother
1590s, "disturbance, commotion," of unknown origin. Meaning "mental trouble" is from 1640s; verb sense of "to fluster" is attested from 1690s.