Laters vs Lathers - What's the difference?

laters | lathers |


As an interjection laters

is (slang) see you later; an expression used at parting.

As a verb lathers is

(lather).

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laters

English

Interjection

(en-interj)!
  • (slang) see you later; an expression used at parting.
  • * 2001, Anna Maxted, Getting Over It [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=658ZQCdB-e4C&pg=PA58&lpg=PA58&sig=QA1HWuIr72BLnEhEh_2n8VhPwD0]:
  • But all she says is “Ring us if you want to go out this week. Laters !” and puts the phone down.
  • * 2004, J J Connolly, Layer Cake [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=moH7-dVMlLcC&pg=PA144&lpg=PA144&sig=C8ip3JP1HZSFuqfBjRDvXJEYmFM]:
  • ‘Shanks,’ says Trevor into his mobile, ‘we just gone down a snake. I’ll see ya tomorrow, laters .’
  • * 2004, Thomas Neradin, Last Train [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=-wcHR-WlhXkC&pg=PA47&lpg=PA47&sig=4_asKYcTxPOHVinOI5NvJ_9LEMY]:
  • You know where the money is and how much. Tell him the usual. Yep. Laters .

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    lathers

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (lather)
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    lather

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) lather, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Noun

  • The foam made by rapidly stirring soap and water.
  • Foam from profuse sweating, as of a horse.
  • A state of agitation.
  • Derived terms
    * in a lather * lathery

    Etymology 2

    Frm (etyl) . See above.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cover with lather.
  • To beat or whip.
  • To form lather or froth, as a horse does when profusely sweating.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

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