Meaning of slather

slath•er

Pronunciation: (sla'ur), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
—v.t.
  1. to spread or apply thickly: to slather butter on toast.
  2. to spread something thickly on (usually fol. by with): to slather toast with butter.
  3. to spend or use lavishly.
—n.
  1. Often,a generous amount: slathers of money.
  2. complete freedom.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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