[ fraw-thee, froth-ee ]
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adjective,froth·i·er, froth·i·est.
  1. of, like, or having froth; foamy.

  2. unsubstantial; trifling; shallow; empty.

Origin of frothy

First recorded in 1525–35; froth + -y1

Other words from frothy

  • froth·i·ly, adverb
  • froth·i·ness, noun

Words Nearby frothy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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