- of, like, or having froth; foamy.
- unsubstantial; trifling; shallow; empty.
Origin of frothy
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Examples from the Web for frothy
They mixed carbonated water with syrups, and fused them together seamlessly in a frothy cold stream – all on demand.Font of Invention
September 18, 2014
Richardson says that his frothy, buttered coffee is “the best part of his morning,” helping him “hone in on important tasks.”Hack Your Health: 6 Biohacks That Might Surprise You
December 4, 2013
The clothes had a light and frothy quality but never looked silly or immature.Louis Vuitton, Chanel, McQueen Cap Paris Spring 2013 Fashion Week Shows
October 3, 2012
And if Romney gets too frothy, there remains a decent chance he stumbles.What Romney and Obama Can Learn About the Art of Debate Deflection
October 2, 2012
But in these frothy, frenetic days, what difference does a few hundred million dollars make?Facebook Makes Big Bet by Acquiring Instagram
April 10, 2012
But among all these frothy fabrications there lay a solemn warning.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
And so they sang, and banged their mugs and sloshed their frothy beverage.City of Endless Night
I beg your pardon,” said I, “if I was frothy and conceited; it ill becomes a child like me to be so.
I beg your pardon,” said I, “if I was frothy and conceited, it ill becomes a child like me to be so.
There was a frothy, many-coloured effervescence of oil and water.The Mystery of the Green Ray
William Le Queux
Word Origin and History for frothy
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper