foamy

adjective
\ˈfō-mē \
foamier; foamiest

Definition of foamy 

1 : covered with foam : frothy

2 : full of, consisting of, or resembling foam

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Other Words from foamy

foamily \ˈfō-​mə-​lē \ adverb
foaminess \ˈfō-​mē-​nəs \ noun

Synonyms for foamy

Synonyms

frothy, lathery, sudsy

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There's a full bar, but most people are ordering stiff well drinks and foamy pints. Antonio Basada, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Bars in Chicago," 1 Mar. 2018 Blend until smooth then pour over cold brew (which is less acidic than espresso) for a foamy latte. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "6 Dairy-Free (and Delicious!) Lattes to Power Your Day," 13 Aug. 2018 In 7- to 8-quart saucepot, heat butter and oil on medium-low until butter melts and is foamy. Ina Garten, Good Housekeeping, "Butternut Squash and Apple Soup," 8 Oct. 2011 Stir in the yeast and 1 teaspoon of honey, then set aside until the milk is foamy and the yeast is activated, about 10 minutes. Noelle Carter, charlotteobserver, "Grilling burgers this summer? Up your game with these homemade bun recipes," 6 July 2018 Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. 2 Beat egg whites in a large bowl of an electric mixer until foamy. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "When Eton mess gives you extra yolks, whip them up into ice cream," 10 July 2018 Using an electric mixer with a whisk attachment, beat the egg whites and salt on high speed until foamy, about 8 minutes. Julia Sherman, New York Times, "A Cookbook of Artists’ Creative Summer Desserts," 22 June 2018 Russia is reportedly running low on beer, as World Cup fans are drowning their sorrows and reveling in celebration with the foamy cold brews faster than the host country can replenish the supply. Benjamin Brown, Fox News, "World Cup fans reportedly causing beer shortage in Russia," 20 June 2018 Cook, swirling the pot every so often until the butter is foamy and starting to brown on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Alison Roman, The Cut, "Forget Engagement Chicken. Meet Breakup Steak.," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of foamy

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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foamlike

foam rubber

foamy

fob

FOB

fob off

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The first known use of foamy was before the 12th century

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foamy

adjective
\ˈfō-mē \
foamier; foamiest

Kids Definition of foamy

: covered with or looking like foam

Other Words from foamy

foaminess noun

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