adjective \ə-ˈfrȯth\

Definition of afroth

  1. :  in a state of lively or angry excitement Last Saturday, the day before the Oscars, when the entire fashion world was afroth about which starlet was planning to wear what the next night, a small item in The New York Times caught our eye. — Lynn Yaeger, Village Voice, 1 Mar. 2005 … has provoked incendiary political speeches … and has AM's scrum of right-wing radio brawlers all afroth with indignation. — Grand Rapids (Michigan) Press, 20 Dec. 2005

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Origin and Etymology of afroth

1a- + 2froth

First Known Use: 1932

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capable of being understood in two ways

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