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FROTHING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does frothing mean? 

FROTHING (adjective)
  The adjective FROTHING has 2 senses:

1. covered with or resembling small bubbles as from being agitated by beating or heating
2. producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease

  Familiarity information: FROTHING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FROTHING (adjective)


Sense 1frothing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Covered with or resembling small bubbles as from being agitated by beating or heating

Synonyms:

spumy; frothing; spumous; sudsy; bubbling; foaming; foamy

Context examples:

the bubbling candy mixture / a cup of foaming cocoa / frothy milkshakes / frothy waves / spumy surf

Similar:

agitated (physically disturbed or set in motion)


Sense 2frothing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease

Synonyms:

foaming; frothing; foamy

Context example:

the rabid animal's frothing mouth

Similar:

unhealthy (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind)


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