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foam

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of foam

  1. a light mass of fine bubbles formed in or on a liquid <a steaming cup of hot cocoa with a sprinkling of marshmallows drifting through the foam> Synonyms froth, head, lather, spume, suds, surf Related Words mousse; mist, spindrift, spray; scum




foam

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of foam

  1. to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger <the old man foamed and raged when they told him he would have to give up the farm> Synonyms burn, boil, fume, rage, rankle, seethe, sizzle, steam, stormRelated Words fulminate, rant, rave; smolder (or smoulder); bristle, flare (up), inflame (also enflame); chafe, fret, stew; agitate, convulse, roil, shake




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