be in a lather(redirected from are in a lather)
be in a lather
To be very nervous, distressed, or upset. Sam is in a lather because she doesn't think her job interview went well. I told mom that we'll get there on time, but she's still in a lather about us leaving behind schedule.
See also: lather
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