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Meaning of froth

froth

Pronunciation: (frôth, froth), [key]
— n.
  1. an aggregation of bubbles, as on an agitated liquid or at the mouth of a hard-driven horse; foam; spume.
  2. a foam of saliva or fluid resulting from disease.
  3. something unsubstantial, trivial, or evanescent: The play was a charming bit of froth.
—v.t.
  1. to cover with froth: giant waves frothing the sand.
  2. to cause to foam: to froth egg whites with a whisk.
  3. to emit like froth: a demagogue frothing his hate.
—v.i.
  1. to give out froth; foam: frothing at the mouth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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