froth definition

  • noun:
    • scores of bubbles in or on a liquid; foam.
    • Salivary foam introduced due to infection or exhaustion.
    • One thing unsubstantial or insignificant.
    • A fit of resentment or vexation: was at a froth on the lengthy wait.
    • foam
    • unimportant events or activities; drivel
    • The bubbles caused in liquids or liquors by fermentation or agitation; spume; foam; esp., a spume of saliva due to disease or stressed pleasure.
    • Any empty, senseless tv show of wit or eloquence; rhetoric without thought.
    • Light, unsubstantial matter.
    • The number of bubbles triggered in a liquid by fermentation or agitation; spume; foam.
    • Any foamy matter, as the foam at the lips or from the edges of an over-driven horse.
    • anything similar to froth, as being light, unsubstantial, or evanescent.
    • scores of little bubbles formed in or on a liquid
  • verb-transitive:
    • to pay for with foam.
    • To cause to foam.
    • To cause to foam.
    • To spit, vent, or eject, as froth.
    • To cover with froth.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To exude or expel foam.
    • To throw up or out spume, foam, or bubbles; to foam; as beer froths; a horse froths.
  • verb:
    • to produce froth.
    • To bubble.
    • exude or expel foam
    • make froth or foam and become bubbly
    • come to be bubbly or frothy or foaming
  • others:
    • To foam; give fully out spume, foam, or foam-like matter.
    • resulting in to foam, as alcohol; cause froth to increase at the top of.
    • To give off or discharge as froth; ergo, to vent or give appearance to, as something unsubstantial or useless: often with out.
    • To cover with froth: as, “the horse froths his bit,”

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