Definition of pother:
storm, uproar, twitter, bluster, undulate, pandemonium, spat, ballyhoo, flutter, corroboree, hullabaloo, lather, squall, foofaraw, bicker, furore, kerfuffle, flaps, tumult, row, fun, flurry, hurry-scurry, fluster, shindy, splore, whirl, rumpus, stir, swelter, flap, sweat, blather, zoo, bother, fuss, hurly-burly, alarums and excursions, botheration, hurricane, clatter, pettifoggery, hurly, trouble, to-do, dither, hoo-ha, welter, disturbance, bobbery, bustle, wave, huff, do, hubbub, ruckus, hurry, williwaw, hassle, beat, flapping, clutter, tizzy, hubble-bubble, turmoil, hoopla, easy, fluttering, ruction, hustle, furor, coil, stew, squabble, helter-skelter, ado, swivet, moil, bickering, roll, tiff.
- "Our Pilots in the Air", Captain William B. Perry.
- "Burning Sands", Arthur Weigall.
All this educational pother about having boys practical and trained to reason instead of being imaginative and romantic will die of its own accord some day, and then they may once more listen to merrie tales told under the greenwood tree.- "Literature for Children", Orton Lowe.