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Foam or froth on a liquid, as on the sea.
intr.v. spumed, spum·ing, spumes
To froth or foam.
[Middle English, from Old French espume, from Latin spūma.]
spu′mous, spum′y adj.
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|Adj.||1.||spumy - emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer"|
effervescent - (of a liquid) giving off bubbles