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  • v. Present participle of mither.


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  • Then Ruth would snatch up the dropped work, and stitch away with drooping eyes, from which the hot tears fell fast; and Miss Benson was then angry with herself, yet not at all inclined to agree with Sally when she asked her mistress "why she kept 'mithering' the poor lass with asking her for ever what was the matter, as if she did not know well enough."


  • Some locals have been mithering about tourists for years, though mithering is in their DNA.

    Without tourists, Berlin is stuffed. But try telling that to the angry natives | Helen Pidd

  • It's about an annoying raver mithering you for a snout whilst you're DJing.

    The 2 Bears Q&A

  • With no fuss, no kvetching, no mithering, no tiresome whingeing for "five more minutes", they get washed, brush their teeth and come down, clean and in their pyjamas, each having helped the other to get ready.

    I was dad for a day

  • Carol KnightTisbury, Wiltshire • Eight inspiring and moving pages about the wonders of human evolution G2, 25 April, swiftly followed by a lot of mithering about what to wear for the royal wedding ... why did we bother?

    Letters: Revolutionary guard

  • There has been far too much moping and mithering about the complete lack of what she can do with her tresses, and I am frankly tired of seeing her pretty much constantly walking around wearing a tight hat.

    Photo Friday, etc… « The Life and Times of Organic Mama

  • After having somewhat promisingly imploded into a factional fracas and one almighty sulk, it saddens me to see that the mithering minions of Fathers 4 Justice are back.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • I nearly said that when one day I started mithering and dreaming, the last thing I would want was a dank, frescoed house in Britain.

    A Body In The Bath House

  • They have been everything from amphetamine rockabillies to mithering techno-futurists - their one constant has been their leader.


  • 'He's always mithering me for "daddy" and "butty;" and I ha' no butties to give him, and daddy's away, and forgotten us a ', I think.

    North and South


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