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frothy

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adjective \ˈfrȯ-thē, -thē\

Definition of frothy

frothier

frothiest

  1. 1 :  full of or consisting of froth

  2. 2 a :  gaily frivolous or light in content or treatment :  insubstantial <a frothy comedy> b :  made of light thin material

frothily

play \-thə-lē, -thə-\ adverb

frothiness

play \-thē-nəs, -thē-\ noun


Examples of frothy in a sentence

  1. <a frothy dessert made of whipped egg whites and fruit puree>

  2. <a frothy comedy that wouldn't exert the brain of a gnat>



15th Century

First Known Use of frothy

15th century


FROTHY Defined for Kids

frothy

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adjective \ˈfrȯ-thē, -thē\

Definition of frothy for Students

frothier

frothiest

  1. :  full of or made up of small bubbles <frothy waves>





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