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frothy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of frothy

  1. 1 covered with, consisting of, or resembling foam <a frothy dessert made of whipped egg whites and fruit puree> Synonyms foamy, lathery, sudsyRelated Words bubbly, effervescent, fizzy, sparkling; soapy

  2. 2 lacking in seriousness or maturity <a frothy comedy that wouldn't exert the brain of a gnat> Synonyms birdbrained, ditzy (or ditsy), dizzy, featherbrained, flighty, frivolous, giddy, futile, goofy, harebrained, light-headed, light-minded, puerile, scatterbrained, silly, yeastyRelated Words fatuous, foolish, inane, nonsensical, thoughtless, witless; crazy, daffy, daft, fruity; exuberant, flippant, fluttery, giggly, happy, light, lighthearted, playful; sappy, shallow, superficialNear Antonyms grave, melancholy, somber (or sombre), thoughtful; dignified, heavy, no-nonsense, sedate, severe, solemn, staidAntonyms earnest, serious, serious-minded, sober, unfrivolous

  3. 3 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance <the sort of frothy costumes worn by Las Vegas showgirls> Synonyms cobwebby, filmy, flimsy, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, insubstantial, sleazy, unsubstantialRelated Words dainty, delicate, fine; feeble, fragile, frail; diaphanous, sheer, transparentNear Antonyms durable, knockabout, lasting, tough; coarse, heavy, rough, rudeAntonyms sturdy, substantial




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