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foam·y

 (fō′mē)
adj. foam·i·er, foam·i·est
1. Of, consisting of, or resembling foam.
2. Covered with foam.

foam′i·ly adv.
foam′i·ness n.

foamy

(ˈfəʊmɪ)
adj, foamier or foamiest
of, resembling, consisting of, or covered with foam
ˈfoamily adv
ˈfoaminess n

foam•y

(ˈfoʊ mi)

adj. foam•i•er, foam•i•est.
1. covered with or full of foam.
2. pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling foam.
[before 1000]
foam′i•ly, adv.
foam′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foamy - producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease; "the rabid animal's frothing mouth"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
2.foamy - emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer"
effervescent - (of a liquid) giving off bubbles

foamy

adjective bubbly, foaming, frothy, sudsy, lathery, spumescent Whisk the egg whites until they are foamy.

foamy

adjective
Consisting of or resembling foam:
Translations

foamy

[ˈfəʊmɪ] ADJespumoso

foamy

[ˈfəʊmi] adj (= frothy) [waves] → écumeux/euse; [egg whites] → mousseux/euse

foamy

adj
(+er) (= frothy) waves, beerschäumend
(liter, = resembling foam) → schaumig

foamy

[ˈfəʊmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → spumeggiante

foamy

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) espumoso
References in classic literature ?
The sea was quiet now, and swelled lazily in broad billows that melted into one another and did not break except upon the beach in little foamy crests that coiled back like slow, white serpents.
But in the foamy confusion of their mixed and struggling hosts, the marksmen could not always hit their mark; and this brought about new revelations of the incredible ferocity of the foe.
After one passes the last of these he has a backward glimpse at the falls which is very pleasing--they rise in a seven-stepped stairway of foamy and glittering cascades, and make a picture which is as charming as it is unusual.
But wide as pathless was the space That lay our lives between, And dangerous as the foamy race Of ocean-surges green.
I heard the swish of the water as the ship was suddenly brought round, and a foamy yellow-green wave flew across the little round window and left it streaming.
The morning's sun rose clear and resplendent, touching the foamy waves into a network of ruby-tinted light.
The general reined strongly at his charger's opened and foamy mouth and guided it with dexterous horsemanship past the man.
So light of foot was this fair damsel, that she could step from one foamy crest of a wave to the foamy crest of another, without wetting more than the sole of her sandal.
After an hour's painful progress, we reached the verge of another fall, still loftier than the preceding and flanked both above and below with the same steep masses of rock, presenting, however, here and there narrow irregular ledges, supporting a shallow soil, on which grew a variety of bushes and trees, whose bright verdure contrasted beautifully with the foamy waters that flowed between them.
Presently she emerged and gave herself into the hands of the slave girl, who rubbed the body of her mistress with a sweet smelling semi-liquid substance contained in a golden urn, until the glowing skin was covered with a foamy lather, then a quick plunge into the pool, a drying with soft towels, and the bath was over.
Now, put in the nuts," she said at last; and Tom emptied his plate into the foamy syrup, while the others watched with deep interest the mysterious concoction of this well-beloved sweetmeat.
Gloucester Vanilla Porter is black in colour with a slight reddish hue and pours with a foamy beige head.