Slathering



verb (used with object)
1.
to spread or apply thickly:
to slather butter on toast.
2.
to spread something thickly on (usually followed by with):
to slather toast with butter.
3.
to spend or use lavishly.
noun
4.
Often, slathers. a generous amount:
slathers of money.
Idioms
5.
open slather, Australian. complete freedom.
noun
1.
(usually pl) (informal) a large quantity
2.
(Austral & NZ, slang) open slather, a situation in which there are no restrictions; free-for-all
verb (transitive) (US & Canadian, slang)
3.
to squander or waste
4.
to spread thickly or lavishly

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