Thesaurus / pother
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The besotted world is not worth the pother this foolish young married woman makes over it.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN 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 GIRLMARTHA 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, COMPLETECHARLES 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 FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
I shall just go right on without any more pother, and put a date now and then when it is very particular.
OUT IN THE FORTY-FIVEEMILY SARAH HOLT
But the other occupants, so far from complaining, seemed equally wrapped up in their own affairs, and oblivious to the pother.
NOTES OF A CAMP-FOLLOWER ON THE WESTERN FRONTE. W. HORNUNG
The so-called social diseases, over which eugenists raise such a pother, are surely not the worst curses that mankind has to bear.
DAMN!HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN
The old Quakeress, wrathful and sullen, had scarce understood what the whole pother was about.
THE NEST OF THE SPARROWHAWKBARONESS ORCZY
Why, that's the iron chest that all this pother has been about.
MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Those who derive bother from the English pother make a guess, and not a good one.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
WORDS RELATED TO POTHER
- mixup mystification
- stirring up
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