Definition of Frothy

1. Adjective. Emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation. "Foamy (or frothy) beer"




2. Adjective. Marked by high spirits or excitement. "A row of sparkly cheerleaders"
Exact synonyms: Bubbling, Effervescent, Scintillating, Sparkly
Similar to: Lively
Derivative terms: Sparkle

Definition of Frothy

1. a. Full of foam or froth, or consisting of froth or light bubbles; spumous; foamy.

Definition of Frothy

1. Adjective. Foamy or churned to the point of becoming infused with bubbles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frothy

1. foamy [adj FROTHIER, FROTHIEST] : FROTHILY [adv] - See also: foamy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frothy

froth at the mouth
froth pack
frothed
frother
frothers
frothery
frothier
frothiest
frothily
frothiness
frothinesses
frothing
frothingly
frothless
froths
frothy (current term)
frots
frottage
frottages
frotted
frotteur
frotteurism
frotteurist
frotteurists
frotteurs
frotting
frou-frou
frou-frous
froufrou
froufrous

Literary usage of Frothy

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The frothy exudations in which they live are produced from the juices of the plants ... The frothy exudation a sometimes called CUCKOO-SPIT, sometimes FROG- ..."

2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"The egg masses (Fig. 9) from which the caterpillars hatch may be found in fall, winter, and early spring. They form, when first deposited, frothy, oval, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Diseases of Females by William Dewees (1854)
"... is capable of interrupting this protrusion. SECT. IX.—9. Spitting of frothy Saliva. Spitting of very white frothy mucus is by no means a constant ..."

4. The Homoeopathic domestic medicine by Joseph Laurie (1883)
"... or yellow and watery, brown and frothy, as if fermented, mixed with phlegm, or consisting entirely of phlegm, or emit an offensive odor, ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1902)
"These cavities were smooth, and either empty or full of frothy mucus. They were most thickly distributed under the pleural surfaces : the larger bronchial ..."

6. Essays, Moral and Literary by Vicesimus Knox (1803)
"OS THE INEFFICACY OF THAT STYLE OF SPEAKING AND WRITING WHICH MAY BE CALL- £D THE frothy. ON the decline of ancient learning and Augus. tan taste, ..."

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