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Definition of "froth" []

  • A mass of bubbles in or on a liquid; foam. (noun)
  • Salivary foam released as a result of disease or exhaustion. (noun)
  • Something unsubstantial or trivial. (noun)
  • A fit of resentment or vexation: was in a froth over the long delay. (noun)
  • To cover with foam. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "froth" in a sentence
  • "But froth is usually characterized by investors bidding up every deal in sight."
  • "Comments (19) ... and before the first shovel of dirt was dug up the developer said, "the froth is off the market"."
  • "Loved “the froth from a punctured battery” and all of the careful word choices that helped to create the tone of this piece."