or t'oth·er

[ tuhth-er ]

adjective, pronounOlder Use.
  1. that other; the other.

Origin of tother

1175–1225; Middle English the tother for thet other, variant of that other the other; see that, other

Words Nearby tother Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use tother in a sentence

  • Widder Morse wants to ape these well-to-do folks that live tother end o Whiffle Street.

  • I kin tie de happy-sak to de kote keerts, und den ole hoss, yu und me kin land on de tother side of de crick lak a kildee.

    The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
  • Sposin yer und young missis gits kilt—whot in de name ob Gawd is ergwine ter cum ob tother ones?

    The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
  • Give her a door-key to carry in her tother one, Fagin, said Sikes; it looks real and genivine like.

    Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3) | Charles Dickens
  • I seldom seek consolashun in the flowin Bole, but tother day I wurrid down some of your Rum.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward | Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)

British Dictionary definitions for tother



/ (ˈtʌðə) /

adjective, noun
  1. archaic, or dialect the other

Origin of tother

C13 the tother, by mistaken division from thet other (thet, from Old English thæt, neuter of the 1)

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