of, like, or having froth; foamy.
unsubstantial; trifling; shallow; empty.
- froth·i·ly, adverb
- froth·i·ness, noun
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How to use frothy in a sentence
Icahn had warned that equities were overvalued on April 25, when the S&P was 25% cheaper than today, but he clearly believed things had tilted from frothy to crazy since.Investing legends Carl Icahn and Jeremy Grantham see a stock market bubble | Shawn Tully | January 8, 2021 | Fortune
So viewers who long for historical romances that are both frothy and serious, and taken seriously by audiences, are ultimately left in want.
The market is really frothy and retail investors are one reason.Stocks’ worst start in 20 years challenged traders on Monday | McKenna Moore | January 4, 2021 | Fortune
The Blade called it a “frothy mix that exists on the thin line between camp and hokum.”
Sivaram says that certain markets might already be getting a little frothy, including those for electric vehicles.How VCs can avoid another bloodbath as the clean-tech boom 2.0 begins | James Temple | November 30, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
They mixed carbonated water with syrups, and fused them together seamlessly in a frothy cold stream – all on demand.
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 | DailyBurn | December 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, we're now in decade three of a rather frothy market.
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 | Robin Givhan | October 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | David Freedlander | October 2, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
When she returned with the frothy and fragrant beverage he was standing with his hands in his pockets staring down at the city.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
I beg your pardon,” said I, “if I was frothy and conceited; it ill becomes a child like me to be so.Lavengro | George Borrow
It was a detached and imperial cumulus, a great frothy pyramid that sailed in majestic splendor.Tam O' The Scoots | Edgar Wallace