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frothy

[ fraw-thee, froth-ee ]
/ ˈfrɔ θi, ˈfrɒθ i /
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adjective, froth·i·er, froth·i·est.

of, like, or having froth; foamy.
unsubstantial; trifling; shallow; empty.

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Origin of frothy

First recorded in 1525–35; froth + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM frothy

froth·i·ly, adverbfroth·i·ness, noun
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