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Definition of "mothered" [moth•ered]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of mother. (verb)
  • Thick, like mother (film or membrane on fermented liquids); viscid. (adjective)

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Use "mothered" in a sentence
  • "Unlike men, who continue to be "mothered" -- by their wives, secretaries -- women are expected to relinquish that and provide it for others. ""
  • "With a sister some 13 years older than he was, Leo was "mothered" by the two women in his family as he grew up."
  • "I carried him indoors, and "mothered" the little helpless thing as well as I could, by feeding him with hard-boiled yolk of egg mixed with brown bread and water."
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