frothy

adjective \ ˈfrȯ-thē , -t͟hē \
|Updated on: 8 Jun 2018

Definition of frothy

frothier; frothiest
1 : full of or consisting of froth
2 a : gaily frivolous or light in content or treatment : insubstantial
  • a frothy comedy
b : made of light thin material

frothily

play \ˈfrȯ-thə-lē, -t͟hə-\ adverb

frothiness

play \ˈfrȯ-thē-nəs, -t͟hē-\ noun

Examples of frothy in a Sentence

  1. a frothy dessert made of whipped egg whites and fruit puree

  2. a frothy comedy that wouldn't exert the brain of a gnat

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First Known Use of frothy

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FROTHY Defined for Kids

frothy

adjective \ ˈfrȯ-thē , -t͟hē \

Definition of frothy for Students

frothier; frothiest
: full of or made up of small bubbles
  • frothy waves


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