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


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