foamy

[foh-mee]

adjective, foam·i·er, foam·i·est.

covered with or full of foam.
consisting of foam.
resembling foam.
pertaining to foam.

Nearby words

  1. foam glass,
  2. foam rubber,
  3. foamed metal,
  4. foamed plastic,
  5. foamflower,
  6. foamy virus,
  7. fob,
  8. fob off,
  9. fobs,
  10. foc

Origin of foamy

before 1000; Middle English fomy, Old English fāmig. See foam, -y1

Related formsfoam·i·ly, adverbfoam·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for foamy

foamy

adjective foamier or foamiest

of, resembling, consisting of, or covered with foam
Derived Formsfoamily, adverbfoaminess, noun

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Word Origin and History for foamy

foamy

adj.

Old English faemig; see foam (n.) + -y (2). Related: Foaminess.

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