verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- frosting on the cake,
- froth flotation,
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
Word Origin 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.