froth at the mouth


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Verb1.froth at the mouth - be in a state of uncontrolled anger
rage - feel intense anger; "Rage against the dying of the light!"
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References in classic literature ?
It is no fault of ours if such men run about in the sun and froth at the mouth. The man who is coming will emit spray from his mouth in speaking, and will always edge and push in towards his hearers.
Jed Mercurio's new TV drama Bodyguard, starring the wonderful Keeley Hawes, enabled BBC-haters to froth at the mouth over a new outbreak of right-on-itis.
Strange, incidentally, that this justification is used by those who, I suspect, froth at the mouth when they rail against the state's perceived interference in people's lives.