pother [ poth-er ]
1. commotion; uproar.
2. a heated discussion, debate, or argument; fuss; to-do.
3. a choking or suffocating cloud, as of smoke or dust.
verb (used with or without object)
4. to worry; bother.
WORDS RELATED TO POTHER
annoyance, flap, agitation, confusion, turmoil, commotion, bother, controversy, uproar, harass, hassle, bustle, ado, stir, flutter, worry, fuss, to do
See synonyms for: pother / pothered / pothering on Thesaurus.com
Origin: First recorded in 1585–95; origin uncertain
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR POTHER
The besotted world is not worth the pother this foolish young married woman makes over it.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARING|JOHN TALBOT SMITH
There has indeed been a great deal of pother of late over the virtue and temper of "rural-minded people."
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRL|MARTHA FOOTE CROW
There was another bad manitou at the mouth of Superior Bay, where conflicting currents make a pother of waters.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETE|CHARLES M. SKINNER
"He is working out that passage in the Politics that your tutor makes such a pother about," said the other.
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILY|MRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
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