Definition of Soother

1. n. One who, or that which, soothes.



Definition of Soother

1. Adjective. (archaic) (comparative of sooth), truer. ¹

2. Noun. One who, or that which, soothes. ¹

3. Noun. (Canada) A plastic device that goes into a baby’s mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby. ¹

4. Verb. To soothe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soother

1. one that soothes [n -S] - See also: soothes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soother

soopolallies
soops
soorma
soosoo
soot
soot black
soot wart
soote
sooted
sooterkin
sooterkins
sootes
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soothed
soother (current term)
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soothful
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soothingly
soothingness
soothingnesses
soothings
soothly

Literary usage of Soother

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1. English Prose (1137-1890) by John Matthews Manly (1909)
"friendship ! thou fond soother of the human breast, to thee the wretched seek for succour; on thee the care-tired son of misery fondly relies; from thy kind ..."

2. Cambrian Register (1818)
"... OK, *EINION THE soother. To Mr. John Parry, the ingenious Composer,—a* a lover of his Country, ..."

3. Mutterings and Musings of an Invalid by Frederic Townsend (1851)
"... tiu-n down a gallon or two of hot catnip tea, by way of stomach-soother, and probably have to lie all night, sandwiched in between two huge mustard ..."

4. Care of Children by Alfred Cleveland Cotton, American School of Home Economics (1907)
"THE soother* BY AC COTTON, MD In these days, the inalienable right of a child to protection, especially during the helpless period of infancy, no thoughtful ..."

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