foam at the mouth

Definition of foam at the mouth

  1. 1 :  to produce foam from the mouth because of illness or excitement The dog was foaming at the mouth.

  2. 2 informal :  to be very angry about something He was foaming at the mouth with rage.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a light frothy mass of fine bubbles formed in or on the surface of a liquid or from a liquid: such as

    :  a frothy mass formed in salivating or sweating

    :  a stabilized froth produced chemically or mechanically and used especially in fighting oil fires

  1. :  to produce or form foam

    :  to froth at the mouth especially in anger

    :  to be angry

  1. :  the natural opening through which food passes into the body of an animal and which in vertebrates is typically bounded externally by the lips and internally by the pharynx and encloses the tongue, gums, and teeth

    :  grimace

    :  an individual requiring food

  1. :  speak, pronounce

    :  to utter bombastically :  declaim

    :  to repeat without comprehension or sincerity

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