verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of froth
Examples from the Web for froth
Their surfaces are a froth of magnetic storms, proportionally more violent than the worst weather on the Sun.
He took a tremendous drink from his cup, the froth sticking to his moustache.
As a boy, I watched my grandfather create a froth of lather in that cup, and shave himself with a straight razor.
They need to read tea-leaves, divine the intentions of all and sundry, and work their publics into a froth based on those efforts.
And judging from reviews, their froth is one element that is saving the show.‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Hits Broadway With Costumes by Colleen Atwood|Misty White Sidell|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All this ferment and froth did not spell reasoned conviction.Far to Seek|Maud Diver
My mind jumped to the wild thought of eating soap, in order to froth at the mouth and simulate a fit.It Happened in Egypt|C. N. Williamson
He staggered backwards, just as the froth spumed up the sand.Captives of the Flame|Samuel R. Delany
It can be the feminine form of bodi, meaning fermenting water, froth, foam.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3|Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
Life iz like a mug ov beer, froth at the top, ail in the middle, and settlings at the bottom.The Complete Works of Josh Billings|Henry W. Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for froth
Word Origin for froth
Word Origin and History for froth
c.1300, from an unrecorded Old English word, or else from Old Norse froða "froth," from Proto-Germanic *freuth-. Old English had afreoðan "to froth," from the same root. The modern derived verb is from late 14c. Related: Frothed; frothing.