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froth

 (frôth, frŏth)
n.
1. A mass of bubbles in or on a liquid; foam.
2. Salivary foam released as a result of disease or exhaustion.
3. Something unsubstantial or trivial: "The frivolous side of the Sixties—fashion, pop culture, sex—should not be dismissed as mere froth and show" (Tony Judt).
4. High prices unwarranted by economic fundamentals: a housing market with a lot of froth.
5. A fit of anger or vexation: was in a froth over the long delay.
v. (also frôth, frŏth) frothed, froth·ing, froths
v.tr.
1. To cover with foam.
2. To cause to foam.
v.intr.
To exude or expel foam: a dog frothing at the mouth.

[Middle English, from Old Norse frodha.]
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froth

(frɒθ)
n
1. a mass of small bubbles of air or a gas in a liquid, produced by fermentation, detergent, etc
2. (Pathology) a mixture of saliva and air bubbles formed at the lips in certain diseases, such as rabies
3. trivial ideas, talk, or entertainment
vb
4. to produce or cause to produce froth
5. (tr) to give out in the form of froth
6. (tr) to cover with froth
[C14: from Old Norse frotha or frauth; related to Old English āfrēothan to foam, Sanskrit prothati he snorts]
ˈfrothy adj
ˈfrothily adv
ˈfrothiness n
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froth

(frɔθ, frɒθ)

n.
1. an aggregation of bubbles, as on an agitated liquid or at the mouth of a hard-driven horse; foam.
2. a foam of saliva or fluid resulting from disease.
3. something unsubstantial, trivial, or evanescent: The play was a bit of froth.
v.t.
4. to cover with froth.
5. to cause to foam.
6. to emit like froth.
v.i.
7. to give out froth; foam: frothing at the mouth.
[1350–1400; Middle English frothe < Old Norse frotha froth]
froth′•er, n.
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froth


Past participle: frothed
Gerund: frothing

Imperative
froth
froth
Present
I froth
you froth
he/she/it froths
we froth
you froth
they froth
Preterite
I frothed
you frothed
he/she/it frothed
we frothed
you frothed
they frothed
Present Continuous
I am frothing
you are frothing
he/she/it is frothing
we are frothing
you are frothing
they are frothing
Present Perfect
I have frothed
you have frothed
he/she/it has frothed
we have frothed
you have frothed
they have frothed
Past Continuous
I was frothing
you were frothing
he/she/it was frothing
we were frothing
you were frothing
they were frothing
Past Perfect
I had frothed
you had frothed
he/she/it had frothed
we had frothed
you had frothed
they had frothed
Future
I will froth
you will froth
he/she/it will froth
we will froth
you will froth
they will froth
Future Perfect
I will have frothed
you will have frothed
he/she/it will have frothed
we will have frothed
you will have frothed
they will have frothed
Future Continuous
I will be frothing
you will be frothing
he/she/it will be frothing
we will be frothing
you will be frothing
they will be frothing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frothing
you have been frothing
he/she/it has been frothing
we have been frothing
you have been frothing
they have been frothing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frothing
you will have been frothing
he/she/it will have been frothing
we will have been frothing
you will have been frothing
they will have been frothing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frothing
you had been frothing
he/she/it had been frothing
we had been frothing
you had been frothing
they had been frothing
Conditional
I would froth
you would froth
he/she/it would froth
we would froth
you would froth
they would froth
Past Conditional
I would have frothed
you would have frothed
he/she/it would have frothed
we would have frothed
you would have frothed
they would have frothed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.froth - a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquidfroth - a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid; "the beer had a thick head of foam"
shaving foam - toiletry consisting of a liquid preparation containing many small bubbles that soften the beard before shaving
bubble - a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)
head - the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container; "the beer had a large head of foam"
lather - the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse)
lather, soapsuds, suds - the froth produced by soaps or detergents
spume - foam or froth on the sea
white water, whitewater - frothy water as in rapids or waterfalls
Verb1.froth - become bubbly or frothy or foaming; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water"
lather - form a lather; "The shaving cream lathered"
bubble - form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"
seethe - foam as if boiling; "a seething liquid"
2.froth - make froth or foam and become bubbly; "The river foamed"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
3.froth - exude or expel foam; "the angry man was frothing at the mouth"
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"
lather - exude sweat or lather; "this unfit horse lathers easily"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

froth

noun
1. foam, head, bubbles, lather, suds, spume, effervescence, scum the froth on the top of a glass of beer
2. trivia, trifles, frivolity, trivialities, pettiness, irrelevancies no substance at all, just froth
verb
1. fizz, foam, come to a head, lather, bubble over, effervesce The sea froths over my feet.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

froth

noun
1. A mass of bubbles in or on the surface of a liquid:
2. Something or things that are unimportant:
verb
To form or cause to form foam:
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Translations
رَغْوَه، زَبَديُرغي، يُزْبِد
mít pěnu u ústpěnapěnit
frådeskumskumme
freyîa; froîufellafroîa
apsiputotiputotas
putasputot
mať penu na ústach
pena
köpükköpüklenmekköpürmek

froth

[frɒθ]
A. N
1. (= foam) → espuma f
2. (fig) (= frivolous talk) → naderías fpl, banalidades fpl
B. VIhacer espuma; (at the mouth) → echar espumarajos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

froth

[ˈfrɒθ] n
(= bubbles) → mousse f
(= scum) → écume f
(pejorative) (= triviality) → futilités fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

froth

n
(on liquids, Med) → Schaum m
(= light conversation, frivolities)Firlefanz m; the present froth and commotion over the electionsder ganze Zirkus, der im Moment um die Wahlen gemacht wird
vischäumen; the beer frothed over the edge of the glassder Schaum floss über den Rand des Bierglases; a cup of frothing coffeeeine Tasse Kaffee mit Schaum; the dog was frothing at the mouthder Hund hatte Schaum vor dem Maul; he was frothing at the mouth (with rage)er schäumte vor Wut
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

froth

[frɒθ]
1. nschiuma, spuma
2. vischiumare, spumare
the dog was frothing at the mouth → il cane aveva la schiuma alla bocca
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

froth

n. espuma;
v. echar espuma, espumar;
to ___ at the mouthechar ___ por la boca.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
I glimpsed him just before he reached the doorway and the sight of him, now roaring as he perceived his lifeless fellow stretched upon the floor, and frothing at the mouth, in the extremity of his rage, filled me, I must confess, with dire forebodings.
No sooner was he over the threshold than Daddy Mathieu slammed the door after him and, turning towards us, with eyes bloodshot, and frothing at the mouth, he hissed to us, shaking his clenched fist at the door he had just shut on the man he evidently hated:
Munster will be frothing at the mouth waiting for us.
'The boy's 10-year-old brother informed their parents after seeing the victim unconscious and frothing at the mouth. The father, in his 30s immediately used a knife to cut off the rope before performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the child.
But he "started going purple" and frothing at the mouth while in his cell.
Shawn Smith, the operator of the Mid-cities league and the founder of Texas Elite 7on7 and American Flex Football says, "Tackle players and coaches in the Mid-Cities area will be frothing at the mouth to participate in Flex Football as it will afford them 500+ more reps in the offseason to develop translatable football skills.
AN alleged victim of a "bullying" chief constable has told his misconduct hearing he would be "red in the face and literally frothing at the mouth" during angry outbursts.
Wasim Akhtar of Lassorianwala village, Pirmahal had complained in a statement before the inquiry officer that after the vaccinator administered polio vaccine to his 13-day-old daughter Sana, she started frothing at the mouth and her condition deteriorated.
Yet if you want to get a Tory frothing at the mouth suggest that transport and public utilities should be renationalised.
Just before Christmas there was a goat death and another very poorly goat found frothing at the mouth.