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froth

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noun \ˈfrȯth\

Simple Definition of froth

  • : bubbles that form in or on a liquid

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

Full Definition of froth

plural froths play \ˈfrȯths, ˈfrȯthz\

  1. 1 a :  bubbles formed in or on a liquid :  foam b :  a foamy slaver sometimes accompanying disease or exhaustion

  2. 2 :  something resembling froth (as in being unsubstantial, worthless, or light and airy)

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

Rhymes with froth


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froth

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verb \ˈfrȯth, ˈfrȯth\

Simple Definition of froth

  • : to produce or form froth

Full Definition of froth

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to foam at the mouth

  3. 2 :  to throw froth out or up

  4. 3 :  to become covered with or as if with froth <whole groves froth with nodding blossoms — Amy Lovejoy>

  5. transitive verb
  6. 1 :  to cause to foam

  7. 2 :  to cover with froth

  8. 3 :  vent, voice

Examples of froth

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



14th Century

First Known Use of froth

14th century



FROTH Defined for Kids

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froth

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noun \ˈfrȯth\

Definition of froth

  1. :  bubbles formed in or on liquids




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froth

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verb

Definition of froth

frothedfroth·ing

  1. :  to produce or form bubbles in or on a liquid





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