from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Informal To use or give great amounts of; lavish: slathered gifts and attention on their only child.
- transitive v. To spread thickly: slather onions on the steak.
- transitive v. To cover with something spread thickly: bagels slathered with cream cheese.
- n. Slang A great amount. Often used in the plural: slathers of jewels.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A generous or abundant quantity.
- v. To spread something thickly on something else; to coat well.
- v. To apply generously upon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A quantity; a large piece: usually in the plural.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. spread thickly
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)