mither

mither
Verb. To fuss, bother, pester. Also moither and myther. North West/Midlands use
Noun. A complaining or persistently bothering person.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • mither — [mith′ər] n. chiefly Scot. var. of MOTHER1 …   English World dictionary

  • mither — /mith euhr/, n. Scot. and North Eng. mother. * * * …   Universalium

  • mither — 1. verb /ˈmaɪθər/ a) To make an unnecessary fuss, moan, bother. Will you stop mithering me! b) To pester or irritate someone. Usually directed at children …   Wiktionary

  • mither — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Mother …   English dialects glossary

  • mither — To bother, pester, hassle, harass, worry, fatigue. Pronounced MY thuh, this is a colloquial term current in the North and Midlands areas of England, and is often applied to fretful children. Stop mithering, Johnny, we ll be home soon. Johnny kept …   Dictionary of american slang

  • mither — To bother, pester, hassle, harass, worry, fatigue. Pronounced MY thuh, this is a colloquial term current in the North and Midlands areas of England, and is often applied to fretful children. Stop mithering, Johnny, we ll be home soon. Johnny kept …   Dictionary of american slang

  • mither — vb British to complain, nag, bother or prevaricate. A northern English dialect word which is now widely known due to its use by comics such as Jasper Carrot and in the soap opera Coronation Street. It is a var iant form of moither or moider ,… …   Contemporary slang

  • mither — v. (British) bother, annoy; complain; groan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mither — [ mʌɪδə] verb chiefly N. English make a fuss. ↘pester or irritate. Origin C17: of unknown origin; cf. Welsh moedrodd to worry, bother …   English new terms dictionary

  • mither — /ˈmɪðə/ (say midhuh) verb (t) Chiefly British to confuse; bewilder. {British dialect, variant of moider, ? related to muddle} …  

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