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1froth

noun \ˈfrth\

: bubbles that form in or on a liquid

: something that is appealing but that has no serious value or interest

plural froths \ˈfrths, ˈfrthz\

Full Definition of FROTH

1
a :  bubbles formed in or on a liquid :  foam
b :  a foamy slaver sometimes accompanying disease or exhaustion
2
:  something resembling froth (as in being unsubstantial, worthless, or light and airy)
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Examples of FROTH

  1. news shows full of froth
  2. <froth on the ocean waves>

Origin of FROTH

Middle English, from Old Norse frotha; akin to Old English āfrēothan to froth
First Known Use: 14th century

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2froth

verb \ˈfrth, ˈfrth\

: to produce or form froth

Full Definition of FROTH

intransitive verb
1
:  to foam at the mouth
2
:  to throw froth out or up
3
:  to become covered with or as if with froth <whole groves froth with nodding blossoms — Amy Lovejoy>
transitive verb
1
:  to cause to foam
2
:  to cover with froth
3
:  vent, voice

Examples of FROTH

  1. The water frothed as the waves broke along the shore.

First Known Use of FROTH

14th century
FROTH Defined for Kids

1froth

noun \ˈfrth\

Definition of FROTH for Kids

:  bubbles formed in or on liquids

2froth

verb
frothedfroth·ing

Definition of FROTH for Kids

:  to produce or form bubbles in or on a liquid

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