verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- frosting on the cake,
- froth flotation,
Origin of froth
Examples from the Web for frothing
Monica Lewinsky’s ‘Vanity Fair’ article reluctantly plunges us straight back into the frothing world of ‘90s gossip.
The tabloids are frothing at the mouth just thinking about it.
So what transformed this solitary reader into the frothing demagogue of Pilibhit?
It was Gipsy's war-cry, and, at the sound of it, Duke became a frothing maniac.Lords of the Housetops|Various
Everybody was frothing to know what the respective editors would say.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett
Aunt Maria passed her a thin china cup filled with frothing chocolate, and Maria praise that too.By the Light of the Soul|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Then she filled it to the brim, frothing it in the manner in which he loved to have it frothed.The Way We Live Now|Anthony Trollope
The bleak gray stole over the frothing sea and turned ashen the curve of every running surge.My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 1 of 3|William Clark Russell
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.