adjective \ˈyēs-tē, ˈēs-tē\

: full of or resembling yeast


Full Definition of YEASTY

:  of, relating to, or resembling yeast <a yeasty flavor>
a :  immature, unsettled
b :  marked by change <a yeasty period in history>
c :  full of vitality
d :  frivolous 1a
e :  frivolous 2
yeast·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of YEASTY

  1. The kitchen had a yeasty odor.
  2. <the yeasty chatter at a cocktail party on New Year's Eve>

First Known Use of YEASTY


Rhymes with YEASTY


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