froth at the mouth

Definition of froth at the mouth

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

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  bubbles formed in or on a liquid :  foam

    :  a foamy slaver sometimes accompanying disease or exhaustion

    :  something resembling froth (as in being unsubstantial, worthless, or light and airy)

  1. :  to foam at the mouth

    :  to throw froth out or up

    :  to become covered with or as if with froth

  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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to criticize severely

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