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froth·y

 (frô′thē, frŏth′ē)
adj. froth·i·er, froth·i·est
1. Made of, covered with, or resembling froth; foamy.
2. Playfully frivolous in character or content: a frothy French farce.

froth′i·ly adv.
froth′i·ness n.

froth•y

(ˈfrɔ θi, ˈfrɒθ i)

adj. froth•i•er, froth•i•est.
1. of, like, or having froth; foamy.
2. unsubstantial; trifling; shallow: a frothy musical.
[1525–35]
froth′i•ly, adv.
froth′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frothy - emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer"
effervescent - (of a liquid) giving off bubbles
2.frothy - marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"

frothy

adjective
2. frilly, fancy, ruffled, lacy, ruched, flouncy I'd feel silly in a big white frothy dress.
3. trivial, light, empty, slight, unnecessary, vain, petty, trifling, frivolous, frilly, unsubstantial the kind of frothy songs one hears

frothy

adjective
1. Consisting of or resembling foam:
2. Amusing but essentially empty and frivolous:
3. Given to lighthearted silliness:
Informal: gaga.
Translations
خفيف وكثير الكرانيشمُزْبِد، ذو رَغْوَه
lehkýpěnivývzdušnýzpěněný
let
haboshabzó
froîukennduròunnur, efnislítill, léttur
penivý
köpük gibiköpüklü

frothy

[ˈfrɒθɪ] ADJ (frothier (compar) (frothiest (superl)))
1. (= foamy) → espumoso
2. (fig) → banal, superficial

frothy

[ˈfrɒθi] adj [liquid] → mousseux/euse

frothy

adj (+er)
(= bubbly) beer, milk shake, coffee, sea etcschäumend; mixture, creamschaumig; beer with a full frothy headBier mit einer großen Schaumkrone
(= frilly)duftig und voller Rüschen
(= superficial) comedy, entertainmentleicht, seicht (pej)

frothy

[ˈfrɒθɪ] adj (beer, mixture) → spumoso/a, schiumoso/a; (lace, nightdress) → vaporoso/a; (play, entertainment) → leggero/a

froth

(froθ) noun
a mass of small bubbles on the top of a liquid etc. Some types of beer have more froth than others.
verb
to have or produce froth. Mad dogs froth at the mouth.
ˈfrothy adjective
1. containing froth. frothy beer.
2. light, like froth. frothy silk dresses.
References in classic literature ?
Floweth there not a tainted, frothy, swamp-blood in thine own veins, when thou hast thus learned to croak and revile?
It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many others, needless to mention.
Fogg and his companions resumed their places in the car, and observed the varied landscape which unfolded itself as they passed along the vast prairies, the mountains lining the horizon, and the creeks, with their frothy, foaming streams.
He talked with his voice rising slowly, through the greater part of the eighth and ninth days-- threats, entreaties, mingled with a torrent of half-sane and always frothy repentance for his vacant sham of God's service, such as made me pity him.
It was still piling its frothy hills high in air "outside," as we could plainly see with the glasses.
Now, shrieking and gibbering through his frothy lips, his yellow fangs bared in a mad and horrid grin, he rushed full upon Norman of Torn.
On the table -- in token that the sentiment of old English hospitality had not been left behind -- stood a large pewter tankard, at the bottom of which, had Hester or Pearl peeped into it, they might have seen the frothy remnant of a recent draught of ale.
Her gown seemed to fill the carriage - a little sea of frothy lace and muslin.
The thought of it exists only in the frothy vaporings of cheap newspapers, and the sensational utterances of the catch politician who must find an audience and a hearing by any methods.
Four other Oysters followed them, And yet another four; And thick and fast they came at last, And more, and more, and more-- All hopping through the frothy waves, And scrambling to the shore.
We'll drink our friend what's-his-name,' said Dick, holding up the bright frothy pot; '--that was talking to you this morning, you know--I know him--a good fellow, but eccentric--very--here's what's-his-name
Northbury her model, Jo rashly took a plunge into the frothy sea of sensational literature, but thanks to the life preserver thrown her by a friend, she came up again not much the worse for her ducking.